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acanthopterygii


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acanthopterygii  \Ac`an*thop`ter*yg"i*i\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  from  Gr  ? 
  thorn  +  ?  fin,  dim.  fr  ?  wing.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  order  of  fishes  having  some  of  the  rays  of  the  dorsal, 
  ventral,  and  anal  fins  unarticulated  and  spinelike  as  the 
  perch. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Acanthopterygii 
  n  :  teleost  fishes  having  fins  with  sharp  bony  rays  [syn:  {Acanthopterygii}, 
  {superorder  Acanthopterygii}] 




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