Regalecus

noun

Re·​gal·​e·​cus
rə̇ˈgaləkəs
: the type and sole genus of the family Regalecidae

Word History

Etymology

New Latin (intended as translation of Norwegian sildekonge oarfish, from sild herring + konge king), from Latin reg-, rex king + allec fish pickle

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“Regalecus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Regalecus. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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