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Amia

Amia

(Science: zoology) a genus of fresh water ganoid fishes, exclusively confined to North America; called bowfin in lake Champlain, dogfish in lake Erie, and mudfish in south Carolina, etc. See bowfin.

Origin: L, fr. Gr. A kind of tunny.


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