Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of numerous usually small spiny-finned fishes of the family Gobiidae, having the pelvic fins united to form a suction disk.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fish of the genus Gobius or family Gobiidæ; a gobiid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) One of several species of small marine fishes of the genus Gobius and allied genera.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any of various small fish from the large family Gobiidae, in which the pelvic fins are fused to form a disc-shaped sucker.
  • noun A gudgeon, such as Gobio gobio.

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

  • noun small spiny-finned fish of coastal or brackish waters having a large head and elongated tapering body having the ventral fins modified as a sucker

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin gōbius, gudgeon, from Greek kōbios; perhaps akin to Akkadian kuppû, an eel-like fish.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin gobius ("gudgeon"), from Ancient Greek κωβιός (kōbios)

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