Ichthyodea

plural noun
Ich·​thy·​o·​dea

Definition of Ichthyodea

in some former classifications
: a suborder of Amphibia comprising forms having the gills or gill clefts usually persistent (as the siren, the congo snake, and members of the genera Proteus and Necturus) — compare mutabilia

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Other Words from Ichthyodea

ichthyodian \ ¦⸗⸗¦ōdēən \ adjective

History and Etymology for Ichthyodea

New Latin, from ichthy- + -odea

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“Ichthyodea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ichthyodea. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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