plural of illicium

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • illicia — il·licia …   English syllables

  • illicia — noun see illicium 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • illicium — (plural illicia)) a long, flexible spine on the dorsal median surface of the head usually with a modified tip or esca. Believed to be modified spine from the first dorsal fin and retractable in some species. Acts to lure prey close enough to be… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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