Cynoscion

noun Cy·nos·ci·on \ sə̇ˈnäsēˌän , sīˈ- , -ēən \

Definition of Cynoscion

: a genus of marine fishes (family Sciaenidae) containing the weakfishes and related forms

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Origin and Etymology of cynoscion

New Latin, from cyn- + -scion (modification of Greek skiaina, a sea fish)


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