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- n. Alternative form of silurid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Belonging to the Siluroidei, or Nematognathi, an order of fishes including numerous species, among which are the American catfishes and numerous allied fresh-water species of the Old World, as the sheatfish (Silurus glanis) of Europe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the Siluridæ, or having their characters; being or resembling a cattish or sheat-fish; siluridan.
- n. A silure.
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Marine and other siluroid fishes, a group represented on the continent of Europe, but doubtfully, if at all, in this country, constitute one twentieth of the Ceylon fishes.