from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various freshwater catfishes of the family Siluridae of Eurasia, typically having a long anal fin.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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- noun Any
catfishof the Siluridae family.
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- noun Old World freshwater catfishes having naked skin and a long anal fin more or less merged with the eellike caudal fin
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From New Latin Silūridae, family name, from Latin silūrus, a large freshwater fish, from Greek silouros, sheatfish; see ors- in Indo-European roots.]
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New Latin Siluridae
One such complaint addressed a fish from the silurid family, which is not a kosher fish.