plural noun
Scom·​bre·​soc·​i·​dae | \ ˌskämbrəˈsäsəˌdē \

Definition of Scombresocidae

: a family of slender elongate thin-scaled fishes including only the sauries and with the needlefishes (family Belonidae) forming a distinct suborder of the order Synentognathi

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History and Etymology for Scombresocidae

New Latin, from Sombresoc-, Sombresox, type genus + -idae

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“Scombresocidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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