Xenacanthi

Xen·​acan·​thi | \ˌzenəˈkanˌthī\

Definition of Xenacanthi 

taxonomic synonym of xenacanthini

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History and Etymology for Xenacanthi

New Latin, irregular from xen- + Greek akantha spine

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