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Pronunciation of Blenniidae: Learn how to pronounce Blenniidae in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word blenny:

noun (plural blennies)
a small spiny-finned marine fish with scaleless skin and a blunt head, typically living in shallow inshore or intertidal waters.
Family Blenniidae: several genera, in particular Blennius
used in names of other small fishes that resemble or are related to the true blennies, e.g. eel blenny.
Origin:

mid 18th century: from Latin blennius, from Greek blennos ‘mucus’ (because of its mucous coating)