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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. A division of ganoid fishes which includes the paddlefish, in which the mouth is armed with small teeth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A superfamily of ganoid fishes, of the order Chondrostei, or an order of the class Chondrostei, containing sturgeon-like fishes which have the maxillary and interopercle obsolete and have teeth, or the family Polyodontidæ: thus distinguished from Glaniostomi. See Polyodontidæ, and cut under paddle-fish.

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