lepidosiren

noun
lep·i·do·siren

Definition of lepidosiren 

1 capitalized : a genus of eel-shaped dipnoan fishes containing a single species (Lepidosiren paradoxa) inhabiting the swamps of the Amazon and La Plata rivers and their tributaries and with the related Protopterus constituting a family (Lepidosirenidae)

2 plural -s : any fish of the genus Lepidosiren or of the family Lepidosirenidae

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Other words from lepidosiren

lepidosirenoid \¦⸗⸗⸗+ \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for lepidosiren

New Latin, from lepid- + Siren

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