Definition of Cyclopteridae
: a family of scorpaenid fishes having the pelvic fins absent or united and modified into a sucking disk — compare lumpfish
cyclopteroid\(ˈ)sī¦kläptəˌrȯid\ adjective or noun
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Origin and Etymology of cyclopteridae
New Latin, from Cyclopterus, type genus (from cycl- + -pterus) + -idae
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