[ os-tee-ik-thee-eez ]
/ ˌɒs tiˈɪk θiˌiz /
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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