atherina

noun ath·er·i·na \ˌathəˈrīnə\

Definition of atherina

  1. 1 capitalized :  the type genus of Atherinidae

  2. 2 plural -s :  a fish of the genus Atherina

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Origin and Etymology of atherina

New Latin, from Greek atherinē smelt


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