Regalecus

noun
Re·​gal·​e·​cus | \ rə̇ˈgaləkəs \

Definition of Regalecus

: the type and sole genus of the family Regalecidae

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History and Etymology for 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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“Regalecus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Regalecus. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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