from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The obsolete generic name of a Brazilian fish of the family Gymnotidæ, properly Sternarchus.
- n. A generic name of the pearl-fishes commonly called Fierasfer.
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On the Amazonian waters is found the carapus, called by the Brazilians sarapo, belonging to the genus Gymnotus; though far smaller than the electric gymnotus.