Chromides

plural noun Chro·mi·des \ˈkrōməˌdēz, -räm-\

Definition of Chromides

in some classifications

  1. :  an order of spiny-finned fishes comprising the percoid families Cichlidae and Pomacentridae and sometimes related forms

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Origin and Etymology of chromides

New Latin, irregular from Chromis, genus of fishes, from Latin chromis, a sea fish, from Greek; perhaps akin to Greek chremizein to neigh — more at grim


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