Definition of Labyrinthici
in former classifications
: an order of freshwater and brackish water fishes chiefly of southeastern Asia that are now usually included among the Percomorphi and that are adapted to meet unfavorable conditions by a labyrinthine outpocketing of the gill chamber permitting them to take oxygen from the air as well as from water — compare anabas, labyrinth fish
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Origin and Etymology of labyrinthici
New Latin, from plural of Late Latin labyrinthicus of a labyrinth, labyrinthine
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