Enchelycephali

plural noun
En·​chel·​y·​ceph·​a·​li | \ (ˌ)enˌkeləˈsefəˌlī \

Definition of Enchelycephali

in some classifications
: a suborder of Apodes including the common eels

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History and Etymology for Enchelycephali

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 28 Feb. 2021.

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