Petromyzon

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TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek πέτρα ‎(pétra, stone, rock) + Ancient Greek stem of present participle myzont-, from μύζω (myzo), to suckle; i.e. "that suckles".

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Proper nounEdit

Petromyzon m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Petromyzontidae—certain lampreys.

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