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anabantid

[ an-uh-ban-tid ]
/ ˌæn əˈbæn tɪd /
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noun

any of several fishes of the family Anabantidae, comprising the labyrinth fishes.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the family Anabantidae.

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Origin of anabantid

<New Latin Anabantidae<anabant- (stem of Anabasanabas) + -idae-id2

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British Dictionary definitions for anabantid

anabantid
/ (ˌænəˈbæntɪd) /

noun

any of various spiny-finned fishes constituting the family Anabantidae and including the fighting fish, climbing perch, and gouramiSee also labyrinth fish

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the family Anabantidae
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