anabantid

anabantid

[an-uh-ban-tid]
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)
 
n
1.  See also labyrinth fish any of various spiny-finned fishes constituting the family Anabantidae and including the fighting fish, climbing perch, and gourami
 
adj
2.  of, relating to, or belonging to the family Anabantidae

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