Pomolobus

noun
Po·​mol·​o·​bus | \ pəˈmäləbəs \

Definition of Pomolobus

: a genus of small fishes (family Clupeidae) including the common alewife and the skipjack (Pomolobus chrysochloris)

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History and Etymology for Pomolobus

New Latin, probably irregular from Greek pōmat-, pōma lid + New Latin -lobus

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“Pomolobus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pomolobus. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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