dactylopterous love


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the inferior rays of the pectoral fins partially or entirely free, as in the gurnards.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In ichthyology, having several inferior rays of the pectoral fin free, in part or entirely; specifically, pertaining to or having the characters of the genus Dactylopterus.


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