Mugilidae

plural noun Mu·gil·i·dae \myüˈjiləˌdē\

Definition of Mugilidae

  1. :  a family of fishes (suborder Mugiloidea) consisting of the gray mullets

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Origin and Etymology of mugilidae

New Latin, from Mugil, type genus (from Latin mugil mullet) + -idae; akin to Latin mucus nasal mucus — more at mucus


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