bony fish

noun

Definition of bony fish

  1. :  any of a major taxon (class Osteichthyes or superclass Teleostomi) comprising fishes (such as sturgeons, eels, mackerels, and sunfish) with a bony rather than a cartilaginous skeleton —called also teleost — compare cartilaginous fish, jawless fish

First Known Use of bony fish

1692


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