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blennioid

[ blen-ee-oid ]
/ ˈblɛn iˌɔɪd /
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adjective
resembling a blenny.
of or relating to the blennies.
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Origin of blennioid

First recorded in 1860–65; blenny + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for blennioid

blennioid
/ (ˈblɛnɪˌɔɪd) /

adjective
of, relating to, or belonging to the Blennioidea, a large suborder of small mainly marine spiny-finned fishes having an elongated body with reduced pelvic fins. The group includes the blennies, butterfish, and gunnel
noun
any fish belonging to the Blennioidea
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