from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Those fishes which have a chain of osselets between the air-bladder and the brain, including the characinoid, eventognath, gymnotoid, and nematognath types.
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- n. in some classifications considered a superorder comprising the Cypriniformes and the Siluriformes
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