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- n. A group of ray-finned fish of the family Polypteridae in the order Polypteriformes
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A remarkable ganoid fish (Polypterus bichir) found in the Nile and other African rivers. See brachioganoidei.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A remarkable living ganoid fish, Polypterus bichir, of the family Polypteridæ and order Crossopterygii, inhabiting the Nile and other African rivers, attaining a length of 18 inches, and esteemed as food. See Polypterus.
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