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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.

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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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