Brachioganoidei
Brachioganoidei Brach`i*o*ga*noid"e*i, n. pl.[NL., from L. brachium (bracch-) arm + NL. ganoidei.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of ganoid fishes of which the bichir of Africa is a living example. See {Crossopterygii}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • brachioganoidei — brach·io·ganoidei …   English syllables

  • brachioganoidei — |brakē(ˌ)ō+ Etymology: New Latin, from brachi + Ganoidei synonym of crossopterygii 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bichir — Bi*chir , n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A remarkable ganoid fish ({Polypterus bichir}) found in the Nile and other African rivers. See {Brachioganoidei}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brachioganoid — Brach i*og a*noid, n. One of the Brachioganoidei. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crossopterygii — Cros*sop te*ryg i*i (kr?s s?p t? r?j? ?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ??? tassels, a fringe + ?????, dim. of ???? wing, fin.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of ganoid fishes including among living species the bichir ({Polypterus}). See {Brachioganoidei}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polypterus bichir — Bichir Bi*chir , n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A remarkable ganoid fish ({Polypterus bichir}) found in the Nile and other African rivers. See {Brachioganoidei}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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