exocoetid

adjective
exo·​coe·​tid | \ ¦eksō¦sētə̇d \

Definition of exocoetid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Exocoetidae

exocoetid

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of exocoetid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a flying fish of the family Exocoetidae

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Adjective

New Latin Exocoetidae

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“Exocoetid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exocoetid. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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