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acipenser


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acipenser  \Ac`i*pen"ser\,  n.  [L.,  the  name  of  a  fish.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  ganoid  fishes,  including  the  sturgeons,  having  the 
  body  armed  with  bony  scales,  and  the  mouth  on  the  under  side 
  of  the  head.  See  {Sturgeon}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Acipenser 
  n  :  type  genus  of  the  Acipenseridae:  sturgeons  [syn:  {Acipenser}, 
  {genus  Acipenser}] 




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