from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The typical genus of the family Elopidæ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) A genus of fishes. See
- noun obsolete A mythical serpent.
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- noun type genus of the Elopidae: tenpounder
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The bonito has the gall-bladder stretched alongside the gut and equalling it in length, and often a double fold of it. others have the organ in the region of the gut; in some cases far off, in others near; as the fishing-frog, the elops, the synagris, the muraena, and the sword-fish.
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