from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A suborder of fishes, resembling the Haplomi, but distinguished by peculiarities of the pectoral arch (whence the name). It consists of the family Dalliidæ alone. See cut under Dallia.

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

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) A suborder of soft-rayed fresh-water fishes of which the blackfish of Alaska (Dallia pectoralis) is the type.


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