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Osteichthyes

[ os-tee-ik-thee-eez ]
/ ˌɒs tiˈɪk θiˌiz /
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noun
the class comprising the bony fishes.
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Origin of Osteichthyes

<New Latin <Greek osté(on) bone (see oste-) + ichthýes fish (plural of ichthȳ́s)
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