Synanceja

noun

Syn·​an·​ce·​ja
ˌsinənˈsējə
: a genus (the type of the family Synancejidae) of scorpion fishes comprising the stonefishes

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, irregular from Greek synankeia place where two glens meet, meeting of waters, from syn- + ankos bend, glen + -eia -y

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“Synanceja.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Synanceja. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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