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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Myxinidae — hagfish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of marsipobranchs, including the hagfish. See hag, 4.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of myzonts which have a very slimy body and attach themselves to fishes by means of their sucker-like mouth, typical of the family Myxinidæ; the hags. See cut under hag, 3.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. type genus of the Myxinidae (typical hagfishes)
New Latin, from Ancient Greek (myx, "slime") (Wiktionary)