Lophotidae

plural noun
Lo·​phot·​i·​dae | \ ləˈfätəˌdē \

Definition of Lophotidae

: a monotypic family of elongated ribbonlike deep-sea fishes (order Allotriognathi) — compare oarfish

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History and Etymology for Lophotidae

New Latin, from Lophotes, type genus (irregular from Greek lophos crest) + -idae

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“Lophotidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lophotidae. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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