Pycnodontini
Pycnodontini Pyc`no*don"ti*ni, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) An extinct order of ganoid fishes. They had a compressed body, covered with dermal ribs (pleurolepida) and with enameled rhomboidal scales. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pycnodont — Pyc no*dont, n. [Gr. ? thick, crowded + ?, ?, a tooth.] (Paleon.) Any fossil fish belonging to the Pycnodontini. They have numerous round, flat teeth, adapted for crushing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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