Xiphioid meaning

(zoology) Resembling or related to the genus Xiphias (swordfish).
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(zoology) Resembling or related to the family Xiphiidae (a group of fish).
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(zoology) Any member of the genus Xiphias or family Xiphiidae.
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Origin of xiphioid

  • From ξιϕία (xiphia), from ξίϕος (xiphos, “sword”) +‎ -oid

    From Wiktionary