Fistulariidae

plural noun Fis·tu·la·ri·idae \ ˌfis(h)chələˈrīəˌdē \

Definition of Fistulariidae

: a family (type genus Fistularia) of hemibranchiate fishes of warm seas that have the head prolonged into a tube with the mouth terminal, that are otherwise structurally similar to the sticklebacks, and that comprise the cornetfishes

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Origin and Etymology of fistulariidae

New Latin, from Fistularia, type genus (from Latin fistula + New Latin -aria) + -idae


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