plural noun
Sym·​bran·​chii | \ simˈbraŋkēˌī \

Definition of Symbranchii

: an order of teleost tropical fishes resembling the true eels (order Apodes) but having the maxillaries and premaxillaries well developed and the pectoral arch joined to or near the skull

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History and Etymology for Symbranchii

New Latin, alteration of Symbranchia

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“Symbranchii.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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