Gadiformes

plural noun

Gad·​i·​for·​mes
ˌgadə̇ˈfȯrˌmēz
in some classifications
: an order or other division of teleost fishes including the cods and closely related forms but usually more restricted than the order Anacanthini to which it is partially equivalent

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Gadus + -iformes

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“Gadiformes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gadiformes. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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