blennius definition

  • noun:
    • the standard genus associated with family members Blenniidæ, initially containing numerous species today dispersed in several genera: the term is at current limited to those types that are closely about the most popular blenny of European countries. See cut under Blenniidæ.
    • kind genus associated with Blenniidae
    • The typical genus of the family Blenniidæ, originally containing numerous species now dispersed in many different genera: the term is at present restricted to those species which are closely related to the common blenny of Europe. See cut under Blenniidæ.
    • kind genus associated with the Blenniidae

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