Trachinidae

plural noun
Trachin·​i·​dae | \ trəˈkinəˌdē \

Definition of Trachinidae

: a family of percoid fishes that is constituted by the weevers and that is sometimes with related elongated eellike fishes is placed in a separate suborder of Percomorphi or an independent order

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History and Etymology for Trachinidae

New Latin, from Trachinus, type genus (from Medieval Latin trachina, a fish, from Greek trachys rough) + -idae

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“Trachinidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trachinidae. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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