cu·​chia | \ ˈküchēə \
plural -s

Definition of cuchia

: a sluggish fish (Amphipnous cuchia) resembling an eel, inhabiting swamps in Bengal, and having membranous vascular sacs enabling it to breathe air and most fins absent or vestigial

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History and Etymology for cuchia

New Latin, from Bengali kũciyā

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“Cuchia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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