Plectospondyli
Plectospondyli Plec`to*spon"dy*li, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? plaited + ?, ?, a vertebra.] (Zo["o]l.) An extensive suborder of fresh-water physostomous fishes having the anterior vertebr[ae] united and much modified; the Eventognathi. [1913 Webster]

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  • plectospondyl — I. |plektō|spändə̇l adjective Etymology: New Latin Plectospondyli : of or relating to the Plectospondyli II. noun ( s) : a fish of the order Plectospondyli * * * plectospondyl, a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plectospondylous — Plec to*spon dy*lous, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Plectospondyli. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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