Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as Acanthopterygii .

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) A group of teleostean fishes having spiny fins. See acanthopterygii.

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  • noun zoology A group of teleostean fishes having spiny fins. See Acanthopterygii.

Etymologies

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Via New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἄκανθα (akantha, "thorn") + πτερύγιον (pterugion, "wing, fin").

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