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anabantid

[an-uh-ban-tid]
noun
  1. any of several fishes of the family Anabantidae, comprising the labyrinth fishes.
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adjective
  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Anabantidae.
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Origin of anabantid

< New Latin Anabantidae < anabant- (stem of Anabas anabas) + -idae -id2
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British Dictionary definitions for anabantid

anabantid

noun
  1. any of various spiny-finned fishes constituting the family Anabantidae and including the fighting fish, climbing perch, and gouramiSee also labyrinth fish
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the family Anabantidae
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