dipnoan

[dip-noh-uhn]
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the order Dipnoi, comprising the lungfishes.
noun
2.
a dipnoan fish.

Origin:
1880–85; < Neo-Latin Dipno(i) name of the order, plural of dipnous < Greek dípnoos double-breathing (di- di-1 + -pnoos, derivative of pnoḗ breathing, breath, air, derivative of pneîn to breathe) + -an

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dipnoan (dɪpˈnəʊən)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or belonging to the Dipnoi, a subclass of bony fishes comprising the lungfishes
 
n
2.  any lungfish
 
[C19: from New Latin Dipnoi, from Greek dipnoos, double-breathing, from di-1 + pnoē breathing, air, from pnein to breathe]

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