from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A division of fishes in which the lower pharyngeal bones are united. It includes the scaroid, labroid, and embioticoid fishes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In J. Müller's classification, an order of teleost fishes, having the inferior pharyngeals ankylosed and the pneumatic duct closed.
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