Lophiidae

plural noun
Lo·​phi·​idae | \ ləˈfīəˌdē \

Definition of Lophiidae

: a family of large-headed marine fishes comprising the anglers and often made coextensive with a suborder Lophioidea of the order Pediculati

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History and Etymology for Lophiidae

New Latin, from Lophius, type genus + -idae

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“Lophiidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lophiidae. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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