• Definition for "acanthurus"
    • type genus of the household Acanthuridae; doctorfishes.
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acanthurus definition

  • noun:
    • type genus of the household Acanthuridae; doctorfishes.
    • The representative genus of the family Acanthurid√¶, characterized by spines on the sides of the tail, whence the name.
    • A genus of reptiles. Daudin. A genus of coleopterous pests.
    • kind genus regarding the Acanthuridae: doctorfishes
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