goby

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noun go·by \ˈgō-bē\

Definition of goby

plural

gobies

also

goby

  1. :  any of numerous spiny-finned fishes (family Gobiidae) that usually have the pelvic fins united to form a ventral sucking disk

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Origin and Etymology of goby

Latin gobius gudgeon, from Greek kōbios


First Known Use: 1769


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