Haplodoci

plural noun
Hap·​lod·​o·​ci | \ haˈplädəˌsī \

Definition of Haplodoci

: an order of spiny-finned fishes comprising the toadfishes

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History and Etymology for Haplodoci

New Latin, from hapl- + -doci (from Greek dokos beam, bar)

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“Haplodoci.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Haplodoci. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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