Definition of mormyr in English:

mormyr

noun

Zoology
  • = mormyrid.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From French mormyre fish of the genus Mormyrus, either from post-classical Latin mormyrus, mormyra or from classical Latin mormȳr.

Pronunciation

mormyr

/ˈmɔːmɪə/