Meaning of ESOCIDAE in English

ə̇ˈsäsəˌdē, ēˈ- noun plural

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from Esoc-, Esox, type genus + -idae

: a family of elongated voracious freshwater fishes (order Haplomi) coextensive with the genus Esox and comprising the pikes, pickerels, and muskellunges

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