plural -s
: 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

Word History


New Latin, from Bengali kũciyā

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“Cuchia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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