ACANTHOPTERYGII

Acanthopterygii, superorder Acanthopterygii

(noun) teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Ac`an*thop`ter*yg"i*i, n. pl. Etym: [NL., from Gr. (Zoöl.)

Definition: An order of fishes having some of the rays of the dorsal, ventral, and anal fins unarticulated and spinelike, as the perch.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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