Ostracodermi

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Ostracodermi extinct group of armored jawless vertebrates; taxonomy is not clear
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • prop. n. pl Ostracodermi (Zoöl) A suborder of fishes of which Ostracion is the type.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. 'o`strakon shell of a testacean + skin