gobioid

gobioid

[goh-bee-oid]
adjective
1.
of or resembling a goby.
noun
2.
a gobioid fish.

Origin:
1850–55; < Latin gōbi(us) gudgeon + -oid

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gobioid (ˈɡəʊbɪˌɔɪd)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the Gobioidea, a suborder of spiny-finned teleost fishes that includes gobies and mudskippers (family Gobiidae) and sleepers (family Eleotridae)
 
n
2.  any gobioid fish
 
[C19: from New Latin Gobioidea, from Latin gōbius gudgeon]

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