pikeblenny

[ pahyk-blen-ee ]
/ ˈpaɪkˌblɛn i /

noun, plural (especially collectively) pike·blen·ny, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) pike·blen·nies.

any of several tropical American clinid fishes of the genus Chaenopsis, as C. ocellata (bluethroat pikeblenny), the male of which is noted for its aggressive behavior in defending its territory.

Nearby words

  1. pike,
  2. pike pole,
  3. pike's peak,
  4. pike, james albert,
  5. pike, zebulon montgomery,
  6. piked dogfish,
  7. pikelet,
  8. pikeman,
  9. pikeperch,
  10. piker

Origin of pikeblenny


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