Definition of petromyzont in English:

petromyzont

noun

Zoology
  • = petromyzontid.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From scientific Latin Petromyzont-, taken as stem of Petromyzon Petromyzon, after Petromyzontidae.

Pronunciation

petromyzont

/ˌpɛtrə(ʊ)ˈmʌɪzɒnt/