Myxine

noun
Myx·​i·​ne | \mikˈsīnē\

Definition of Myxine 

: a genus (the type of the family Myxinidae) of cyclostomes containing the typical hagfishes that have on each side only a single external gill opening

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History and Etymology for Myxine

New Latin, from Greek myxinos, a kind of mullet, from myxa lampwick, nasal mucus + -inos -ine

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