from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the type genus of the Echeneididae; they are typical remoras.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of the family Echeneididæ, having on the top of the head a large, flat, laminated disk or sucker, composed of numerous transverse plates set obliquely upward and backward, forming an adhesive surface by which the fish attahces itself to various objects, as a larger fish, a ship's bottom, etc.
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- n. type genus of the Echeneididae: typical remoras
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