Xenacanthini

plural noun

Xen·​acan·​thi·​ni
ˌzenəˌkanˈthīˌnī,
-ˈkan(t)thəˌnī
in some classifications
: a division of fossil elasmobranchs that is nearly equivalent to Ichthyotomi

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from xen- + acanth- + -ini

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“Xenacanthini.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Xenacanthini. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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