plural noun Mal·a·cich·thy·es \ˌmaləˈsikthēˌēz\

Definition of Malacichthyes

  1. :  a small order of fishes including solely the family Icosteidae and being of uncertain systematic relations though possibly a specialized or degenerate offshoot of Percoidea

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Origin and Etymology of malacichthyes

New Latin, from malac- + Greek ichthyes (plural of ichthys fish) — more at ichthus

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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