enchodontid

adjective
en·​cho·​don·​tid | \ ¦eŋkə¦däntə̇d \
variants: or enchodontoid \ -​n‧ˌtȯid \

Definition of enchodontid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the genus Enchodus or the Enchodontidae

enchodontid

noun
variants: or enchodontoid \ " \
plural -s

Definition of enchodontid (Entry 2 of 2)

: an enchodontid fish

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History and Etymology for enchodontid

Adjective

enchodontid from New Latin Enchodontidae, from Enchodont-, Enchodus, type genus + -idae; enchodontoid from New Latin Enchodont-, Enchodus + English -oid

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“Enchodontid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enchodontid. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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