genus Cottus

noun
type genus of the Cottidae: sculpins
Syn: ↑Cottus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cottidae, ↑family Cottidae
Member Meronyms: ↑bullhead, ↑miller's-thumb

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