/ (ˈkɒtɪd) /
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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 Origin for cottid
from New Latin Cottidae, from cottus, from Greek kottos, the name of an unidentified river fish
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