Uranoscopidae

plural noun Ura·no·scop·i·dae \ˌyu̇rənōˈskäpəˌdē\

Definition of Uranoscopidae

  1. :  a family of percoid fishes comprising the stargazers

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Origin and Etymology of uranoscopidae

New Latin, from Uranoscopus, type genus (from Latin uranoscopus, a fish, from Greek ouranoskopos, from ouranoskopos, adjective, observing the heavens, from ouranos sky, heaven + -skopos observing, from skopein to observe, look at) + -idae


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