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- noun A long cylindrical freshwater fish (Electrophorus electricus) of northern South America, having organs that produce a powerful electric discharge, used to stun prey and for defense.
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Electrophorus electricus, a species of fish resembling an eel(not related) that is capable of generating powerful electric shocks.
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- noun eel-shaped freshwater fish of South America having electric organs in its body
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