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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of fishes, the mud-cats, of the family Siluridæ and subfamily Ictalurinæ, with large flattened head, projecting lower jaw, and peculiar dentition.
  • n. In entomology, a genus of snout-beetles, of the family Curculionidæ, comprising many Australian species of large or medium size, whitish or brown color, with narrow linear vertical eyes and a distinct scutellum.

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