salmonoidea

plural noun sal·mo·noi·dea \ˌsalməˈnȯidēə\

Definition of salmonoidea

  1. :  a suborder of soft-finned fishes (order Isospondyli) that includes the salmons and trouts and numerous other forms (as the graylings, smelts, and capelins) having an adipose fin

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Origin and Etymology of salmonoidea

New Latin, from Salmon-, Salmo + -oidea or -oidei


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