Hemiramphus

noun
Hemi·​ram·​phus

Definition of Hemiramphus 

: a widely distributed genus of halfbeaks now usually made the type of a separate family (Hemirhamphidae) but sometimes especially formerly included in the family Exocoetidae

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History and Etymology for Hemiramphus

New Latin, from hemi- entry 1 + -ramphus (irregular from Greek rhamphos crooked beak, beak)

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