plectognath definition

  • noun:
    • any one of different exotic marine fishes for the order Tetraodontiformes or Plectognathi, including the triggerfishes, puffers, and trunkfishes.
    • Any fish associated with the order Tetraodontiformes.
    • A member associated with Plectognathi.
    • exotic marine fishes obtaining the teeth fused into a beak and thick skin covered with bony plates or spines
  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding the Plectognathi.
  • others:
    • regarding the Plectognathi, or having their figures. In addition plectognathic, plectognathous.

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