Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of fossil ganoid fishes, tvpical of the family Platysomidæ.

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  • It is likewise to be observed, that the fishes of this age, to the genera of which the names palaeoniscus, catopterus, platysomus, &c., have been applied, vanish, and henceforth appear no more.

    Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation

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