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gempylid

[jem-pil-id] /dʒɛmˈpɪl ɪd/
noun
1.
any of several fishes of the family Gempylidae, comprising the snake mackerels.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the gempylids.
Origin of gempylid
< New 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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