blennioid

[blen-ee-oid]

Origin of blennioid

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

blennioid

adjective
  1. 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
  1. any fish belonging to the Blennioidea
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