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gobioid

[goh-bee-oid] /ˈgoʊ biˌɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of or resembling a goby.
noun
2.
a gobioid fish.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < Latin gōbi(us) gudgeon + -oid
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gobioid

/ˈɡəʊbɪˌɔɪd/
adjective
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)
noun
2.
any gobioid fish
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Gobioidea, from Latin gōbius gudgeon
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