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crossopterygii


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crossopterygii  \Cros*sop`te*ryg"i*i\  (kr?s-s?p`t?-r?j?-?),  n. 
  pl  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ???  tassels,  a  fringe  +  ?????,  dim.  of  ???? 
  wing,  fin.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  order  of  ganoid  fishes  including  among  living  species  the 
  bichir  ({Polypterus}).  See  {Brachioganoidei}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Crossopterygii 
  n  :  fishes  having  paired  fins  resembling  limbs  and  regarded  as 
  ancestral  to  amphibians  [syn:  {Crossopterygii},  {subclass 
  Crossopterygii}] 




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