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anabantid

[an-uh-ban-tid] /ˌæn əˈbæn tɪd/
noun
1.
any of several fishes of the family Anabantidae, comprising the labyrinth fishes.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the family Anabantidae.
Origin
< Neo-Latin Anabantidae < anabant- (stem of Anabas anabas) + -idae -id2
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anabantid

/ˌænəˈbæntɪd/
noun
1.
any of various spiny-finned fishes constituting the family Anabantidae and including the fighting fish, climbing perch, and gourami See also labyrinth fish
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the family Anabantidae
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