Malacopterygian



[mal-uh-kop-tuh-rij-ee-uh n] /ˌmæl əˌkɒp təˈrɪdʒ i ən/

adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the Malacopterygii (Malacopteri), a group of soft-finned, teleost fishes.
/ˌmæləˌkɒptəˈrɪdʒɪən/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Malacopterygii, a group of teleost fishes, including herrings and salmon, having soft fin rays
noun
2.
any malacopterygian fish; a soft-finned fish

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