plural noun

: an order of mostly deep-sea teleost fishes lacking fin spines and air bladder and usually having a dorsal adipose fin and including the lantern fishes, the lizard fishes, and related forms

Word History


New Latin, from inion + -omi (from Greek ōmos shoulder)

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“Iniomi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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