cuchia

noun cu·chia \ˈküchēə\

Definition of cuchia

plural

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  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of cuchia

New Latin, from Bengali kũciyā


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