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Acanthocybium

TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From New Latin acanth (spiny) + Latin cybium (tunny), from Ancient Greek κύβιον (kúbion, flesh of the young tunny), from κύβος (kúbos, piece of salted fish).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /əˌkæn.θəˈsɪ.bi.m̩/, /əˌkænt.θəˈsɪ.bi.m̩/
  • Rhymes: -ɪbiəm

Proper nounEdit

Acanthocybium

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Scombridae — consists of the wahoo.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5)