[gan-oid] /ˈgæn ɔɪd/
of or relating to the Ganoidei, a group of mostly extinct fishes characterized by hard, bony scales, the living species of which include the paddlefishes, sturgeons, and gars.
(of the scale of a fish) having a smooth, shiny surface of or a similar substance.
a ganoid fish.
(of the scales of certain fishes) consisting of an inner bony layer and an outer layer of an enamel-like substance (ganoin)
denoting fishes, including the sturgeon and bowfin, having such scales
a ganoid fish
[gan-oh-in] /ˈgæn oʊ ɪn/ noun, Ichthyology. 1. a hard, shiny, enamellike substance secreted by the corium, composing the outer layer of the scales of certain fishes.
[ganz-vawrt, -vohrt] /ˈgænz vɔrt, -voʊrt/ noun 1. Peter, 1749–1812, U.S. general: soldier in the American Revolutionary War.
/ˈɡænzɪ/ noun 1. (dialect) a jersey or pullover
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