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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Loach  \Loach\,  n.  [OE.  loche,  F.  loche.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Any  one  of  several  small  fresh-water,  cyprinoid  fishes  of 
  the  genera  {Cobitis},  {Nemachilus},  and  allied  genera,  having 
  six  or  more  barbules  around  the  mouth.  They  are  found  in 
  Europe  and  Asia.  The  common  European  species  ({N. 
  barbatulus})  is  used  as  a  food  fish. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  loach 
  n  :  slender  freshwater  fishes  of  Eurasia  and  Africa  resembling 
  catfishes 




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