Labyrinthici

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Labyrinthici (Zoöl) An order of teleostean fishes, including the Anabas, or climbing perch, and other allied fishes.☞ They have, connected with the gill chamber, a special cavity in which a labyrinthiform membrane is arranged so as to retain water to supply the gills while the fish leaves the water and travels about on land, or even climbs trees.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • labyrinthici In Günther's ichthyological system, a family of Acanthopterygii labyrinthibranchii, having dorsal or anal spines present, sometimes in great numbers. It is equivalent to the family Anabantudæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Labyrinth