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Meaning of CERATODUS

Pronunciation:  su'ratudus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  extinct lungfish
 

CERATODUS is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: genus Ceratodus, lungfish

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ce*rat"o*dus\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ke`ras, ke`ratos horn
+ ? tooth.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of ganoid fishes, of the order Dipnoi, first known as
Mesozoic fossil fishes; but recently two living species have
been discovered in Australian rivers. They have lungs so well
developed that they can leave the water and breathe in air.
In Australia they are called {salmon} and {baramunda}. See
{Dipnoi}, and {Archipterygium}.

 

 

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