Origin of swim bladder

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for swim bladder

swim bladder

noun

ichthyol another name for air bladder (def. 1)
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Scientific definitions for swim bladder

swim bladder
[ swĭm ]

See air bladder.
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