: a genus of slender cylindrical marine fishes without adipose fin, air bladder, or teeth that constitutes a family (Gonorhynchidae) and is the sole surviving representative of a distinct suborder of the order Isospondyli

Word History


New Latin, irregular from goni- + -rhynchus

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“Gonorhynchus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gonorhynchus. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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