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climbingfish

[ klahy-ming-fish ]
/ ˈklaɪ mɪŋˌfɪʃ /
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noun, plural climb·ing·fish·es, (especially collectively) climb·ing·fish.

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Origin of climbingfish

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British Dictionary definitions for climbingfish

climbing fish

climbing perch


noun

an Asian labyrinth fish, Anabas testudineus, that resembles a perch and can travel over land on its spiny gill covers and pectoral fins
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