Enchelycephali

plural noun

En·​chel·​y·​ceph·​a·​li
(ˌ)enˌkeləˈsefəˌlī
in some classifications
: a suborder of Apodes including the common eels

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek enchelys eel + New Latin -cephali (plural of -cephalus)

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“Enchelycephali.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Enchelycephali. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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