plural noun Cte·noi·dei \tə̇ˈnȯidēˌī\

Definition of Ctenoidei

  1. :  an artificial group formerly regarded as an order that includes fishes with ctenoid scales and is more or less exactly coextensive with Acanthopterygii

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Origin and Etymology of ctenoidei

New Latin, from Greek ktenoeidēs comblike

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to cast off or become cast off

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