fierasfer

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noun

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plural -s
: any of the small inquiline fishes of the genus Carapus
fierasferoid
¦⸗⸗¦⸗fəˌrȯid
noun or adjective

Fierasfer

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Fi·​e·​ras·​fer
ˌfīəˈrasfə(r) ˌfēə-

taxonomic synonym of carapus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Provençal fielat-fèr, fierasfèr, from fielat, fieras net, moray (from Old Provençal filat, from fil thread, from Latin filum) + fèr fierce, wild, from Latin ferus

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“Fierasfer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fierasfer. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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