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ctenoid

[tee-noid, ten-oid] /ˈti nɔɪd, ˈtɛn ɔɪd/
adjective, Zoology
1.
comblike or pectinate; rough-edged.
2.
having rough-edged scales.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < Greek ktenoeidḗs like a comb. See cteno-, -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for ctenoid

ctenoid

/ˈtiːnɔɪd; ˈtɛn-/
adjective
1.
(biology) toothed like a comb, as the scales of perches
Word Origin
C19: from Greek ktenoeidēs, from kteis comb + -oeidēs-oid
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