Meaning of GEMPYLID in English

/jem pil"id/ , n.

1. any of several fishes of the family Gempylidae, comprising the snake mackerels.


2. belonging or pertaining to the gempylids.

[ Gempylidae name of the family, equiv. to Gempyl ( us ) name of the genus ( gempýlos a kind of fish) + -idae -ID 2 ]

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