plural noun

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

Word History


New Latin, from ichthy- + -odea

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“Ichthyodea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ichthyodea. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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