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soft-finned

[sawft-find, soft-] /ˈsɔftˈfɪnd, ˈsɒft-/
adjective, Ichthyology
1.
having fins supported by articulated rays rather than by spines, as a malacopterygian.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75
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British Dictionary definitions for softfinned

soft-finned

adjective
1.
(of certain teleost fishes) having fins that are supported by flexible cartilaginous rays See also malacopterygian Compare spiny-finned
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