Synanceja

noun Syn·an·ce·ja \ˌsinənˈsējə\

Definition of Synanceja

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Synancejidae) of scorpion fishes comprising the stonefishes

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Origin and Etymology of synanceja

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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