brotula

[ broch-uh-luh ]
/ ˈbrɒtʃ ə lə /
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noun

any of several chiefly deep-sea fishes of the family Brotulidae.

Nearby words

  1. brother-in-law,
  2. brotherhood,
  3. brotherliness,
  4. brotherly,
  5. brothers karamazov, the,
  6. brotus,
  7. brough,
  8. brougham,
  9. brought,
  10. brought-on

Origin of brotula

< New Latin Brotula genus name < American Spanish brótula kind of fish, literally, little bud, equivalent to brot(ón) bud + -ula -ule

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