Si*lu"roid (?), n. [Silurus + -oid.] Zool.

Belonging to the Siluroidei, or Nematognathi, an order of fishes including numerous species, among which are the American catfishes and numerous allied fresh-water species of the Old World, as the sheatfish (Silurus glanis) of Europe.

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n.

A siluroid fish.

 

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