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lepidosiren

[lep-i-doh-sahy-ruh n] /ˌlɛp ɪ doʊˈsaɪ rən/
noun
1.
a lungfish, Lepidosiren paradoxa, of the Amazon, having an eel-shaped body.
Origin of lepidosiren
1850-1855
From New Latin, dating back to 1850-55; See origin at lepido-, siren
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lepidosiren

/ˌlɛpɪdəʊˈsaɪərən/
noun
1.
a South American lungfish, Lepidosiren paradoxa, having an eel-shaped body and whiplike paired fins
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