coelacanthine

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  • coelacanthine — adjective Pertaining to, or having the properties of, a coelacanth (fish) …   Wiktionary

  • coelacanthine — coe·la·can·thine …   English syllables

  • coelacanthine — adjective see coelacanthidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • coelacanth — coelacanthine /see leuh kan thuyn, thin/, adj. /see leuh kanth /, n. a crossopterygian fish, Latimeria chalumnae, thought to have been extinct since the Cretaceous Period but found in 1938 off the coast of southern Africa. [1605 15; < NL… …   Universalium

  • coelacanthous — See coelacanthine. * * * …   Universalium

  • lat|i|me|ri|a — «LAT uh MIHR ee uh», noun. any of a group of large coelacanthine fishes of the coast of southeastern Africa. ╂[< New Latin Latimeria the genus name < M. Latimer, a South African museum curator of the 1900 s] …   Useful english dictionary

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