from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A siluroid fish of the genus Bagrus (B. docmac), inhabiting the Nile. It is a kind of catfish.
- n. A catfish, Bogrus docmac, of considerable size, found in fresh waters in Egypt.
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Those species which are not Mediterranean came originally, still come annually, from the heart of Ethiopia with the of the Nile, including two kinds of Alestes, the elled turtle, the Bagrus docmac, and the mormyrus.