Trichodontidae

plural noun Trich·odon·ti·dae

Definition of Trichodontidae

  1. :  a family of elongate compressed scaleless large-eyed percoid fishes comprising the sandfishes

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Origin and Etymology of trichodontidae

New Latin, from Trichodont-, Trichodon, type genus (from trich- + -odont-, -odon) + -idae


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