noun lep·i·do·siren

Definition of lepidosiren

  1. 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. 2 plural -s :  any fish of the genus Lepidosiren or of the family Lepidosirenidae


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Origin and Etymology of lepidosiren

New Latin, from lepid- + Siren

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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