Definición de mormyrid en inglés

mormyrid

Pronunciación /ˈmɔːmɪrɪd/

nombre

Zoología
  • Any of various thick-bodied freshwater fishes of the African family Mormyridae, many of which possess electric organs and some of which have an elongated snout resembling an elephant's trunk.

adjetivo

Zoología
  • Of or relating to the family Mormyridae; characteristic of a mormyrid.

Origen

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Science. From scientific Latin Mormyridae, family name from mormyrus + -idae.