Coryphaenidae

plural noun
Cor·y·phae·ni·dae | \ˌkȯrəˈfēnəˌdē\

Definition of Coryphaenidae 

: a family (coextensive with the genus Coryphaena) of large active pelagic percoid fishes comprising the dolphinfish

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Other Words from Coryphaenidae

coryphaenoid \-ˌnȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Coryphaenidae

New Latin, from Coryphaena, type genus (from Greek koryphaina dolphin, probably from koryphē) + -idae

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