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acanthopterygian


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acanthopterygian  \Ac`an*thop`ter*yg"i*an\,  a.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Belonging  to  the  order  of  fishes  having  spinose  fins,  as  the 
  perch.  --  n.  A  spiny-finned  fish. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acanthopterygian 
  n  :  a  teleost  fish  with  fins  that  are  supported  by  sharp 
  inflexible  rays  [syn:  {spiny-finned  fish}]  [ant:  {soft-finned 
  fish}] 




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