from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of the family Blenniidæ, originally containing numerous species now dispersed in many different genera: the term is at present restricted to those species which are closely related to the common blenny of Europe. See cut under Blenniidæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus of the Blenniidae


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