Amia, genus Amia

(noun) type genus of the Amiidae

Source: WordNet® 3.1


amia (plural amias)

The bowfin, Amia calva.


• A.A.M.I., Maia

Source: Wiktionary

Am"i*a, n. Etym: [L., fr. Gr. (Zoöl.)

Definition: A genus of fresh-water ganoid fishes, exclusively confined to North America; called bowfin in Lake Champlain, dogfish in Lake Erie, and mudfish in South Carolina, etc. See Bowfin.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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