Toxotes

noun
Tox·​o·​tes | \ˈtäksəˌtēz\

Definition of Toxotes 

: a genus (the type of the family Toxotidae) of percoid fishes including solely the archerfish

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History and Etymology for Toxotes

New Latin, from Greek toxotēs archer

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