Meaning of plectognath

plec•tog•nath

Pronunciation: (plek'tog-nath"), [key]
— adj.
  1. belonging to the Plectognathi, a group or order of fishes having the teeth fused into a beak and thick, often spiny, scaleless skin, and including the filefish, globefish, puffer, and triggerfish.
—n.
  1. a plectognath fish.
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