gempylid

gempylid

[jem-pil-id]
noun
1.
any of several fishes of the family Gempylidae, comprising the snake mackerels.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the gempylids.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin Gempylidae name of the family, equivalent to Gempyl(us) name of the genus (< Greek gempýlos a kind of fish) + -idae -id2

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gempylid

noun
snake mackerels; elongated marine fishes with oily flesh; resembles mackerels; found worldwide 
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