monacanthid

adjective
mon·​a·​can·​thid | \¦mänə¦kan(t)thə̇d\
variants: or less commonly monacanthine \ -​thə̇n, -​nˌthīn \

Definition of monacanthid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Monacanthidae

monacanthid

noun
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variants: or less commonly monacanthine \ " \
plural -s

Definition of monacanthid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a monacanthid fish

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History and Etymology for monacanthid

Adjective

monacanthid from New Latin Monacanthidae; monacanthine from New Latin Monacanthus, genus of fishes + English -ine

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