from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A family of tra-chelipod gastropods with a very large mouth or aperture to the shell, such as those of the genera Stomatia and Stomatella. Lamarck, 1812. Also Macrostomata, Macrostomiana (Jay, 1836), and Macrostomidæ.
  • n. singular A genus of deep-sea fishes of the family Myctophidæ.
  • n. singular The typical genus of the family Macrostomidæ. M. hystrix is found in stagnant water.


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