Bowfin meaning

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A freshwater fish (Amia calva) of central and eastern North America, having a large mouth and a long dorsal fin, and producing roe that is sometimes used for caviar.
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A primitive freshwater fish (Amia calva) of E North America, with a rounded tail fin and a long, narrow fin on its back: it is the only living member of an order (Amiiformes) of bony fishes.
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A voracious ganoid fish, Amia calva, the last survivor of the order Amiiformes, found in the fresh waters of the United States.
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