from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A fish or fishlike vertebrate.
  • adjective Characteristic of or resembling a fish.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Resembling a fish, or having the characters of a fish.
  • noun A member of the Ichthyopsida; any fish-like vertebrate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Somewhat like a fish; having some of the characteristics of fishes; -- said of some amphibians.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Characteristic of fish
  • noun Any fish, or other vertebrate having the form of a fish


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