from The Century Dictionary.

  • A name introduced into the ichthyological system of Linnæus, and variously applied:
  • A section of the coleopterous family Carabidæ, proposed by Latreille for beetles with the abdomen enlarged in proportion to the thorax.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) A group including the greater part of fresh-water fishes, and many marine ones, having the ventral fins under the abdomen behind the pectorals.


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