coccosteus

Coccosteus

Coc*cos"te*us\, n. [NL., from Gr. ? grain, seed + ? bone.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of Devonian ganoid fishes, having the broad plates about the head studded with berrylike tubercles.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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