Dapedius

noun
Da·​pe·​di·​us | \ dəˈpēdēəs \

Definition of Dapedius

: a genus of Mesozoic ganoid fishes of the order Cycloganoidei having a deep laterally compressed body

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History and Etymology for Dapedius

New Latin, from Greek dapedon level surface, ground, from da- (akin to Greek domos house) + pedon ground, earth

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“Dapedius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dapedius. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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