Labyrinth-fish



noun
1.
any of several freshwater fishes of the order Labyrinthi, found in southeastern Asia and Africa, having a labyrinthine structure above each gill chamber enabling them to breathe air while out of water.
noun
1.
any tropical freshwater spiny-finned fish of the family Anabantidae of SE Asia and Africa, having a lunglike respiratory organ See also anabantid

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    [lab-uh-rin-thin, -theen] /ˌlæb əˈrɪn θɪn, -θin/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a . 2. complicated; tortuous: the labyrinthine byways of modern literature. /ˌlæbəˈrɪnθaɪn/ adjective 1. of or relating to a labyrinth 2. resembling a labyrinth in complexity adj. 1630s; see labyrinth + -ine (1). Earlier adjective forms were labyrinthian (1580s); labyrinthial (1540s). labyrinthine […]

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    [lab-uh-rin-thin, -theen] /ˌlæb əˈrɪn θɪn, -θin/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a . 2. complicated; tortuous: the labyrinthine byways of modern literature. /ˌlæbəˈrɪnθaɪn/ adjective 1. of or relating to a labyrinth 2. resembling a labyrinth in complexity adj. 1630s; see labyrinth + -ine (1). Earlier adjective forms were labyrinthian (1580s); labyrinthial (1540s). labyrinthine […]



  • Labyrinthine

    [lab-uh-rin-thin, -theen] /ˌlæb əˈrɪn θɪn, -θin/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a . 2. complicated; tortuous: the labyrinthine byways of modern literature. /ˌlæbəˈrɪnθaɪn/ adjective 1. of or relating to a labyrinth 2. resembling a labyrinth in complexity adj. 1630s; see labyrinth + -ine (1). Earlier adjective forms were labyrinthian (1580s); labyrinthial (1540s). labyrinthine […]

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