Rachycentron

noun
Rachy·​cen·​tron | \ ˌrakēˈsen‧ˌträn \

Definition of Rachycentron

: a genus (coextensive with the family Rachycentridae) of pelagic marine percoid fishes comprising solely the cobia

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History and Etymology for Rachycentron

New Latin, irregular from rachi- + Greek kentron sharp point

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“Rachycentron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rachycentron. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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