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bowfin

noun bow·fin \ˈbō-ˌfin\

Definition of BOWFIN

:  a predaceous dull-green iridescent North American freshwater fish (Amia calva) that is the only surviving member of an order (Amiiformes) dating back to the Jurassic

First Known Use of BOWFIN

1845

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