any of many orders of bony fishes having a consolidated internal skeleton, swim bladder, thin cycloid scales, etc.
Origin of teleostfrom Classical Greek teleos, complete from telos (see telo-) + osteon, bone: see ossify
of or belonging to the teleosts
Any of various fishes of the group Teleostei, having a protrusible upper jaw and including most of the ray-finned fishes.
Origin of teleostFrom New Latin Teleosteī group name (Greek teleos complete ; see teleology . ) ( osteon bone ; see ost- in Indo-European roots.) and from New Latin Teleostomī group name (Greek teleos complete ) (Greek stoma mouth )
From Ancient Greek Ï„ÎÎ»ÎµÎ¿Ï‚ (teleos, “complete") + á½€ÏƒÏ„ÎÎ¿Î½ (osteon, “bone").