from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. An order of fishes including a vast number of freshwater species such as the carp, loach, chub, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A large suborder of fresh-water physostomous fishes, of most parts of the world: so called on account of the peculiar development of the lower pharyngeal bones.
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