Acanthurus

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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Acanthurus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Acanthuridae — surgeonfish and certain tangs.

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