Pterois

noun Pter·ois \ˈterəwə̇s, -eˌrȯis\

Definition of Pterois

  1. :  a genus of small brilliantly colored scorpion fishes including the lionfishes

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Origin and Etymology of pterois

New Latin, probably from Greek pteroeis feathered, winged, from pteron feather, wing


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