Definition of myxinoid in US English:

myxinoid

noun

Zoology
  • An agnathan (jawless) vertebrate of the group consisting of the extant hagfishes; a hagfish.

adjective

Zoology
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the hagfishes.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Owen (1804–1892), comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From myxine + -oid.

Pronunciation

myxinoid

/ˈmɪksɪnɔɪd/