plural noun Sphy·rae·ni·dae \-nəˌdē\

Definition of Sphyraenidae

  1. :  a monotypic family of large active elongated cylindrical small-scaled fishes (suborder Mugiloidea) having a large mouth with a projecting lower jaw and long strong teeth in jaws and palate — see barracuda

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Origin and Etymology of sphyraenidae

New Latin, from Sphyraena, type genus + -idae

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