pantodon

noun

pan·​to·​don
ˈpantəˌdän
1
capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Pantodontidae) of freshwater isospondylous fishes of West Africa consisting of the butterfly fish (Pantodon buchholzi)
2
or less commonly pantodont
-änt
plural -s : butterfly fish sense 1e

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from pant- + -odon

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“Pantodon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pantodon. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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