plural noun

in some classifications
: an order of soft-rayed freshwater teleost fishes comprising the blackfish (Dallia pectoralis) and being commonly included usually in the order Haplomi or among the Isospondyli

Word History


New Latin, from xen- + Greek ōmos shoulder; from the distinct character of the pectoral arch

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“Xenomi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Xenomi. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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