muraenid


muraenid
/myoo ree"nid/, n.
1. any fish of the family Muraenidae, comprising the morays.
adj.
2. belonging or pertaining to the morays.
[1840-50; < NL Muraenidae name of the family, equiv. to Muraen(a) a genus (L muraena, murena moray eel < Gk mýraina) + -idae -ID2]

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