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cottid

/ ˈkɒtɪd /

noun

  1. any fish of the scorpaenoid family Cottidae, typically possessing a large head, tapering body, and spiny fins, including the pogge, sea scorpion, bullhead, father lasher, and cottus


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Word History and Origins

Origin of cottid1

from New Latin Cottidae, from cottus, from Greek kottos, the name of an unidentified river fish

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Cottian Alpscottier