Ty·​los·​urus | \ ˌtīləˈsu̇rəs \

Definition of Tylosurus

: a genus of needlefishes (family Belonidae) including commercially important food fishes

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History and Etymology for Tylosurus

New Latin, irregular from Greek tylos callus, pad, knob + New Latin -urus; from the structure of the caudal keel

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“Tylosurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tylosurus. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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