Am"i*a (#), n. [L., fr. Gr. a kind of tunny.] Zool.
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.
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