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ophidiid

[oh-fid-ee-id, of-i-dahy-id, oh-fi-] /oʊˈfɪd i ɪd, ˌɒf ɪˈdaɪ ɪd, ˌoʊ fɪ-/
noun
1.
any fish of the family Ophidiidae, comprising the cusk-eels.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the family Ophidiidae.
Origin
< New Latin Ophidiidae name of the family, equivalent to Ophidi(on) genus name (< Latin ophidion snakelike fish < Greek; see ophidian) + -idae -id2
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