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bony fish

noun

Definition of bony fish

  1. :  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



1691

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1691


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