Pimelometopon

noun
Pim·​e·​lo·​met·​o·​pon | \ ˌpiməlōˈmetəˌpän \

Definition of Pimelometopon

: a genus of Pacific wrasses closely related to Bodianus but distinguished by smaller scales that include the sheepshead of the California coast

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History and Etymology for Pimelometopon

New Latin, from pimelo- (from Greek pimelē lard) + Greek metōpon forehead

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“Pimelometopon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pimelometopon. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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