Definition of sea-moth in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsēmôTH/


A small fish with bony plates covering the body and large pectoral fins that spread out horizontally like wings. It lives in the warmer waters of the Indo-Pacific.
  • Family Pegasidae: several genera and species, including the widely distributed Eurypegasus draconis.
Example sentences
  • What I failed to spot were pegasus sea-moths or any mimic octopuses, but they were there.

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Syllabification: sea-moth

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