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acanthopterygian

adjective ac·an·thop·te·ryg·i·an \-ˌthäptəˈrijēən\
variants: or

acanthopteran

\¦aˌkanˈthäptərən, ¦akən-\

Definition of acanthopterygian

  1. :  of or belonging to the Acanthopterygii

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Origin and Etymology of acanthopterygian

New Latin Acanthopterygii or Acanthopteri + English -an


First Known Use: 1833


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acanthopterygian

noun ac·an·thop·te·ryg·i·an \"\
variants: or

acanthopteran

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Definition of acanthopterygian

plural

-s

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1834

First Known Use of acanthopterygian

1834


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