holostean

1 of 2

adjective

ho·​los·​te·​an
həˈlästēən
variants or holosteous
-ēəs
: of or relating to fishes of the order Holostei

holostean

2 of 2

noun

"
plural -s
: a fish of the order Holostei

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

New Latin Holostei + English -an or -ous

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“Holostean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holostean. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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