from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a fin or fins.
  • adj. Resembling a fin; finlike.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or full of fish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having one or more fins
  • adj. Resembling a fin
  • adj. Abounding in fishes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having, or abounding in, fins, as fishes; pertaining to fishes.
  • adj. Abounding in fishes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having fins; finned: as, finny fish.
  • Fishy; fish-like; of the nature of fish: as, the finny tribes.
  • Containing fish: as, the finny deep.


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