Platanista

noun
Plat·​a·​nis·​ta | \ ˌplatᵊnˈistə \

Definition of Platanista

: the type genus of Platanistidae

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History and Etymology for Platanista

New Latin, from Latin, a fish of the Ganges, from Greek platanistēs; akin to Greek platē oar, platys flat, broad

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

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