any of a family (Siluridae) of freshwater catfishes found in Europe and Asia, with anal and caudal fins fused
Origin of siluridfrom Modern Latin Siluridae from Classical Latin silurus, a kind of river fish from Classical Greek silouros
of or pertaining to this family
Any of various freshwater catfishes of the family Siluridae of Eurasia, typically having a long anal fin.
Origin of siluridFrom New Latin Silūridae family name from Latin silūrus a large freshwater fish from Greek silouros sheatfish ; see ors- in Indo-European roots.