labyrinth fish


noun

any of several freshwater fishes of the order Labyrinthi, found in southeastern Asia and Africa, having a labyrinthine structure above each gill chamber enabling them to breathe air while out of water.

Nearby words

  1. labrum,
  2. labrusca,
  3. labuan,
  4. laburnum,
  5. labyrinth,
  6. labyrinthectomy,
  7. labyrinthine,
  8. labyrinthine angiospasm,
  9. labyrinthine fluid,
  10. labyrinthine nystagmus

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British Dictionary definitions for labyrinth fish

labyrinth fish

noun

any tropical freshwater spiny-finned fish of the family Anabantidae of SE Asia and Africa, having a lunglike respiratory organSee also anabantid
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