Polypteroidei Po*lyp`te*roi"de*i, n. pl. [NL. See {Polypterus}, and {-oid}.] (Zo["o]l.) A suborder of existing ganoid fishes having numerous fins along the back. The bichir, or Polypterus, is the type. See Illust. under {Crossopterygian}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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