Lepidosiren meaning

lepədōsīrən
Any of a genus (Lepidosiren) of lungfishes with an eel-like form, found in swamps and stagnant waters of the South American tropics.
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(zoology) An eel-shaped ganoid fish of the order Dipnoi, having both gills and lungs.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of lepidosiren

  • Ancient Greek
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