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Acanthurus

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EtymologyEdit

From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἄκανθος (ákanthos, thorn) + New Latin urus (tail), from οὐρά (ourá, tail).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /æˌkænˈθʊ.ɹəs/, /æˌkænˈθjʊ.ɹəs/
  • Rhymes: -ʊrəs

Proper nounEdit

Acanthurus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Acanthuridaesurgeonfish and certain tangs.

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