plural noun
Cho·a·nich·thy·es | \ ˌkōəˈnikthēˌēz \

Definition of Choanichthyes 

: a subclass of Teleostomi comprising fishes with internal nares that were dominant life-forms in the Devonian but are now nearly extinct and including the Crossopterygii and the aberrant Dipnoi — compare latimeria

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choanichthys \-thə̇s \ noun plural choanichthys

History and Etymology for Choanichthyes

New Latin, from choan- + Greek ichthyes, plural of ichthys fish

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