Remora

Definition of Remora

Rem´o`ra   Pronunciation: r?m´?`r?
n.1.
1.Delay; obstacle; hindrance.
2.(Zool.) Any one of several species of fishes belonging to Echeneis, Remora, and allied genera. Called also sucking fish.
3.(Surg.) An instrument formerly in use, intended to retain parts in their places.

Related Words

acanthopterygian, Echeneididae, Echeneis naucrates, family Echeneidae, family Echeneididae, Remilegia australis, sharksucker, spiny-finned fish, suckerfish, sucking fish, whale sucker, whalesucker
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