Psettodidae

plural noun Pset·tod·i·dae \seˈtädəˌdē\

Definition of Psettodidae

  1. :  a small family (coextensive with the genus Psettodes) of tropical flatfishes that are in several respects intermediate between the more specialized flatfishes and the typical bony fishes

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Origin and Etymology of psettodidae

New Latin, from Psettodes, type genus (from Greek psētta flatfish + New Latin -odes) + -idae


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