etheostomoid

adjective
ethe·​os·​to·​moid | \ ¦ēthē¦ästəˌmȯid, ¦eth- \

Definition of etheostomoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the darters

etheostomoid

noun
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plural -s

Definition of etheostomoid (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for etheostomoid

Adjective

New Latin Etheostoma, genus of fishes (from etheo- —from Greek ēthein to sift, strain—+ -stoma) + English -oid

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“Etheostomoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/etheostomoid. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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