dipnoous

adjective
dip·​no·​ous | \ ˈdipnəwəs \

Definition of dipnoous

1 : having both lungs and gills
2 : dipnoan

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History and Etymology for dipnoous

New Latin dipnous having two apertures for breathing, from Greek dipnoos, from di- + -pnoos (from pnoē breath, from pnein to breathe)

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“Dipnoous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dipnoous. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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