COTTOID

Etymology

Adjective

cottoid (comparative more cottoid, superlative most cottoid)

(zoology) Like a fish of the genus Cottus.

Noun

cottoid (plural cottoids)

(zoology) A fish belonging to, or resembling, the genus Cottus.

Source: Wiktionary


Cot"toid (kt"toid), a. Etym: [NL. cottus sculpin + -oid.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: Like a fish of the genus Cottus.

– n.

Definition: A fish belonging to, or resembling, the genus Cottus. See Sculpin.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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