Pomolobus

noun
genus to which the alewife is sometimes assigned
Syn: ↑genus Pomolobus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Clupeidae, ↑family Clupeidae

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\\pəˈmäləbəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, probably irregular from Greek pōmat-, pōma lid + New Latin -lobus — more at pomacentridae
: a genus of small fishes (family Clupeidae) including the common alewife and the skipjack (Pomolobus chrysochloris)

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