xiphioid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ξιϕία ‎(ksiϕía), from ξίϕος ‎(ksíϕos, sword) +‎ -oid

Adjective[edit]

xiphioid ‎(comparative more xiphioid, superlative most xiphioid)

  1. (zoology) resembling or related to the genus Xiphias (swordfish).
  2. (zoology) resembling or related to the family Xiphiidae (a group of fish).

Noun[edit]

xiphioid ‎(plural xiphioids)

  1. (zoology) Any member of the genus Xiphias or family Xiphiidae.