Definition of Cottoid

1. a. Like a fish of the genus Cottus.



Definition of Cottoid

1. Adjective. (zoology) Like a fish of the genus ''Cottus''. ¹

2. Noun. (zoology) A fish belonging to, or resembling, the genus ''Cottus''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cottoid

1. pertaining to a cottus [adj] - See also: cottus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cottoid

cotter
cotter pin
cotter pins
cottered
cottering
cotterless
cotters
cottid
cottids
cottier
cottiers
cottise
cottised
cottises
cottising
cottoid (current term)
cottoids
cottolene
cotton
cotton-candy
cotton-dust asthma
cotton-fibre embolism
cotton-mill fever
cotton-picking
cotton-root bark
cotton-seed tree
cotton-wool
cotton-wool patches
cotton-wool spots
cotton-wooly

Literary usage of Cottoid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Our Arctic Province: Alaska and the Seal Islands by Henry Wood Elliott (1886)
"Specimens of this cottoid which I brought down declared themselves as representatives of a new departure from all other recognized forms in which the ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"SMITH, HM A New cottoid Fish from Bering Sea. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, vol. 17, pp. 163-164.— SNODGRASS, RE, AND HELI.ER, E. Shore Fishes of the ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1870)
"cottoid Cancer, involving Substance of Peritoneum and Lymphatic Glands, more particularly along the Vertebral Column, and, to a less degree, also the Pleura ..."

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