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holocephali


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Holocephali  \Hol`o*ceph"a*li\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  from  Gr  "o`los 
  whole  +  ?  head.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  order  of  elasmobranch  fishes,  including,  among  living 
  species,  only  the  chim[ae]ras;  --  called  also  {Holocephala}. 
  See  {Chim[ae]ra};  also  Illustration  in  Appendix. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Holocephali 
  n  :  chimaeras  and  extinct  forms  [syn:  {Holocephali},  {subclass 
  Holocephali}] 




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