Am·​phip·​no·​us | \ amˈfipnəwəs \

Definition of Amphipnous

: a genus of teleost fishes (order Symbranchii) comprising the cuchia

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First Known Use of Amphipnous

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amphipnous

New Latin, irregular from amphi- + Greek pnoē breath, from pnein to breathe

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“Amphipnous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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