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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ceratodus  \Ce*rat"o*dus\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ke`ras,  ke`ratos  horn 
  +  ?  tooth.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  ganoid  fishes,  of  the  order  Dipnoi,  first  known  as 
  Mesozoic  fossil  fishes;  but  recently  two  living  species  have 
  been  discovered  in  Australian  rivers.  They  have  lungs  so  well 
  developed  that  they  can  leave  the  water  and  breathe  in  air. 
  In  Australia  they  are  called  {salmon}  and  {baramunda}.  See 
  {Dipnoi},  and  {Archipterygium}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ceratodus 
  n  :  extinct  lungfish 




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