Pronunciation: (rem'ur-u), [key]
1. any of several fishes of the family Echeneididae, having on the top of the head a sucking disk by which they can attach themselves to sharks, turtles, ships, and other moving objects.
2. Archaic.an obstacle, hindrance, or obstruction.
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