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bony fish

noun

Definition of BONY FISH

:  any of a major taxon (class Osteichthyes or superclass Teleostomi) comprising fishes (as sturgeons, eels, mackerels, and sunfish) with a bony rather than a cartilaginous skeleton —called also teleost — compare cartilaginous fish, jawless fish

First Known Use of BONY FISH

1691

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