fierasfer

noun
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plural -s

Definition of fierasfer

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: any of the small inquiline fishes of the genus Carapus

Fierasfer

Fi·​e·​ras·​fer | \ ˌfīəˈrasfə(r) ˌfēə- \

Definition of Fierasfer (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of carapus

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Noun

fierasferoid \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗fəˌrȯid \ noun or adjective

History and Etymology for fierasfer

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 17 Apr. 2021.

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