<zoology> An order of fishes in which the air bladder is provided with a duct, and the ventral fins, when present, are abdominal. It includes the salmons, herrings, carps, catfishes, and others.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A bellows + mouth.

(01 Mar 1998)

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