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trichonotid

[ trik-uh-not-id ]
/ ˌtrɪk əˈnɒt ɪd /
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noun

any fish of the family Trichonotidae, comprising the sand divers.

adjective

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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