blennioid

blennioid

[blen-ee-oid]
adjective
1.
resembling a blenny.
2.
of or pertaining to the blennies.

Origin:
1860–65; blenny + -oid

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blennioid (ˈblɛnɪˌɔɪd)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or belonging to the Blennioidea, a large suborder of small mainly marine spiny-finned fishes having an elongated body with reduced pelvic fins. The group includes the blennies, butterfish, and gunnel
 
n
2.  any fish belonging to the Blennioidea

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