Trichiuridae

plural noun Trich·i·u·ri·dae \ˌtrikēˈyu̇rəˌdē\

Definition of Trichiuridae

  1. :  a family of elongate eellike fish usually of warm deep seas having a protruding lower jaw, long teeth, and a small or absent caudal fin and including the cutlass fishes and the scabbard fishes

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Origin and Etymology of trichiuridae

New Latin, from Trichiurus type genus (from trich- + -i- + -urus) + -idae


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