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osteolepid

adjective os·te·o·lep·id \ ¦ästēō¦lepə̇d \

Definition of osteolepid

:of or relating to the Osteolepidae

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Origin and Etymology of osteolepid

New Latin Osteolepidae


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osteolepid

noun \ " \

Definition of osteolepid

plural -s
:a fish of the family Osteolepidae

Origin and Etymology of osteolepid

New Latin Osteolepidae


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