Gymnothorax

noun
Gym·​no·​thorax | \ ¦jimnə + \

Definition of Gymnothorax

: a large genus of morays that have only the anterior nostrils provided with barbels and that may be poisonous when eaten

History and Etymology for Gymnothorax

New Latin, from gymn- + thorax

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“Gymnothorax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gymnothorax. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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