Definitions

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  • adj. Like or relating to fishes of the genus Scopelus, or family Scopelidae, including many small marine fishes, most of which are phosphorescent.
  • n. Any fish of the family Scopelidae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like or pertaining to fishes of the genus Scopelus, or family Scopelodæ, which includes many small oceanic fishes, most of which are phosphorescent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or relating to the Scopelidæ.
  • n. A member of the Scopelidæ.
  • In anthropology, noting a cranium which has a summit on its posterior part and an occiput rapidly descending to the wide base.

Etymologies

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Scopelus +‎ -oid

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