from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A siluroid fish, Callichrous bimaculatus, of Java, Sumatra, and Borneo, of an elongated form, with the eye behind and partly below the cleft of the mouth, four barbels, a very short dorsal fin, and no adipose tin. It. is marked by a blackish blotch on each side above the pectoral and remote from the head.


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