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- adj. Under the tail; applied to the bones that support the caudal fin rays in most fishes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Under the tail; -- applied to the bones which support the caudal fin rays in most fishes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Situated beneath or on the under side of the tail: specifically applied in ichthyology to bones beneath the axis of the tail, supporting finrays.
- n. In icnth., the bone winch supports the caudal fin.
Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)