gobioid [goh-bee-oid] Word Origin adjective
- of or resembling a goby.
- a gobioid fish.
Origin of gobioid 1850–55; Latin gōbi(us) gudgeon + -oid British Dictionary definitions for gobioid gobioid adjective
- of or relating to the Gobioidea, a suborder of spiny-finned teleost fishes that includes gobies and mudskippers (family Gobiidae) and sleepers (family Eleotridae)
- any gobioid fish
Word Origin for gobioid C19: from New Latin Gobioidea, from Latin gōbius gudgeon