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  • n. Any of the genus Gymnotus of electric knifefishes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of South American fresh-water fishes, including the Gymnotus electricus, or electric eel. It has a greenish, eel-like body, and is possessed of electric power.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of fishes.
  • n. A fish of the genus Gymnotus.
  • n. In entomology, a genus of curculios, based on the Brazilian G. geometricus, the Cholus geometricus of Germar.

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

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