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muraenid

[myoo-ree-nid] /myʊˈri nɪd/
noun
1.
any fish of the family Muraenidae, comprising the morays.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the morays.
Origin of muraenid
1840-1850
1840-50; < New Latin Muraenidae name of the family, equivalent to Muraen(a) a genus (Latin mūraena, mūrēna moray eel < Greek mýraina) + -idae -id2
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