Kom"tok (?), n. Zool.

An African freshwater fish (Protopterus annectens), belonging to the Dipnoi. It can breathe air by means of its lungs, and when waters dry up, it encases itself in a nest of hard mud, where it remains till the rainy season. It is used as food.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.