Histiopteridae

plural noun
His·ti·op·ter·i·dae

Definition of Histiopteridae 

: a family of deep-sea percoid fishes with compressed body, rough scales, and strong fin spines — see boarfish

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History and Etymology for Histiopteridae

New Latin, from Histiopterus, type genus (from histi- + -pterus) + -idae

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