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lates

lates


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lates  \La"tes\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  a  fish  of  the  Nile.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  large  percoid  fishes,  of  which  one  species  ({Lates 
  Niloticus})  inhabits  the  Nile,  and  another  ({L.  calcarifer}) 
  is  found  in  the  Ganges  and  other  Indian  rivers.  They  are 
  valued  as  food  fishes.