Hexagrammidae

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

Definition of Hexagrammidae

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

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History and Etymology for Hexagrammidae

New Latin, from Hexagrammos, type genus + -idae

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“Hexagrammidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hexagrammidae. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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