kingfishes; whiting
Syn: ↑genus Menticirrhus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Sciaenidae, ↑family Sciaenidae

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\\ˌmentəˈsirəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from menti- (from Latin mentum chin) + -cirrhus; from the appendage on the lower jaw — more at mental
: a genus of No. American food fishes (family Sciaenidae) comprising the whitings

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