from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A freshwater fish (Anabas testudineus) of tropical Asia, having modified gills allowing it to breathe air and pectoral fins adapted for traveling on land.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See Anabas, and Labyrinthici.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as climbing-fish.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small perch of India whose gills are modified to allow it to breathe air; has spiny pectoral fins that enable it to travel on land
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