Diodont Di"o*dont, a. (Zo["o]l.) Like or pertaining to the genus Diodon. -- n. A fish of the genus Diodon, or an allied genus. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • diodont — adjective or noun see diodon * * * ˈdiodont, a. and n. [See prec.] adj. Having two teeth: spec. of or pertaining to the Diodontidæ or family of fishes of which Diodon is the typical genus; n. a fish of this family. So dioˈdontoid a. and n. In… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Diodontidae — noun spiny puffers • Syn: ↑family Diodontidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Plectognathi, ↑order Plectognathi, ↑order Tetraodontiformes …   Useful english dictionary

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