anableps

anableps

[an-uh-bleps]

Origin:
1777; < Neo-Latin, the genus name, coinage based on Greek anablépein to look up, equivalent to ana- ana- + blépein to see

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anableps (ˈænəˌblɛps)
 
n , pl -bleps
any of various cyprinodont fishes constituting the genus Anableps, which includes the four-eyed fishes
 
[New Latin, literally: one who looks up, from Greek, from anablepein to look up]

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