Gymnarchus

noun
Gym·​nar·​chus | \ jimˈnärkəs \

Definition of Gymnarchus

: a monotypic genus (the type of the family Gymnarchidae) that contains a soft-finned African river fish having a sense organ in the tail that functions like radar

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History and Etymology for Gymnarchus

New Latin, from gymn- + Greek archos anus; from the absence of anal fins

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“Gymnarchus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gymnarchus. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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