Hexagrammidae

plural noun Hex·a·gram·mi·dae \ˌheksəˈgraməˌdē\

Definition of Hexagrammidae

  1. :  a family of marine carnivorous fishes (order Scleroparei) of the northern Pacific ocean that includes several food fishes — see greenling

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Origin and Etymology of hexagrammidae

New Latin, from Hexagrammos, type genus + -idae


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