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trichonotid

[trik-uh-not-id]
noun
  1. any fish of the family Trichonotidae, comprising the sand divers.
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adjective
  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Trichonotidae.
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Origin of trichonotid

< New Latin Trichonotidae name of the family, equivalent to Trichonot(us) a species (< Greek tricho- tricho- + -nōtos -backed, derivative of nôton back, spine) + -idae -id2
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