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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Origin and Etymology of pimelometopon

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


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