plural noun Ptil·ich·thy·i·dae \ˌtiˌlikˈthīəˌdē\

Definition of Ptilichthyidae

  1. :  a family of blennies comprising the quillfishes

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Origin and Etymology of ptilichthyidae

New Latin, from Ptilichthys, type genus (from ptil- + -ichthys) + -idae

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