Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of Leptolepid√¶, containing clupeiform fishes with small scales, whence the name.

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Examples

  • Following World War II, the Forestry Agency of Japan promoted clear-cutting of the high-elevation conifer forests and replaced them with Japanese timber species such as sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) and Kara-matsu (Larix leptolepis).

    Biological diversity in Japan

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