Opisthomi

plural noun
Opis·tho·mi | \-ˌmī\

Definition of Opisthomi 

: a small order of freshwater carnivorous fishes of Africa and southern Asia that resemble eels and have modified tubular nostrils and highly developed olfactory organs

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Other Words from Opisthomi

opisthomous \-məs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Opisthomi

New Latin, plural of opisthomus with the shoulder behind from opisth- + Greek ōmos shoulder

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