Clarias

noun
Clar·​i·​as | \kla(a)rēəs\

Definition of Clarias 

: a genus of large eellike freshwater catfishes of Africa and southern Asia that survive the dry season buried deep in the mud

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History and Etymology for Clarias

New Latin, modification of Greek Klarios, an epithet of Apollo, literally, of Klaros, from Klaros city of ancient Greece near Colophon

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