Definitions

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  • n. A fish of the genus Silurus, such as the sheatfish; a siluroid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fish of the genus Silurus, as the sheatfish; a siluroid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of celure.
  • n. A siluroid fish; specifically, the sheat-fish. See cut under Siluridæ.

Etymologies

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Latin silurus ("a sort of river fish"), from Ancient Greek σίλουρος (silouros, "a very large sort of river fish").

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