Regalecus

noun Re·gal·e·cus \ rə̇ˈgaləkəs \

Definition of Regalecus

:the type and sole genus of the family Regalecidae

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Origin and Etymology of regalecus

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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