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ophidiid

[oh-fid-ee-id, of-i-dahy-id, oh-fi-]
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noun
  1. any fish of the family Ophidiidae, comprising the cusk-eels.
adjective
  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Ophidiidae.

Origin of ophidiid

< New Latin Ophidiidae name of the family, equivalent to Ophidi(on) genus name (< Latin ophidion snakelike fish < Greek; see ophidian) + -idae -id2
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