Acanthocybium

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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Acanthocybium n

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

References[edit]

  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)