Meaning of mormyrid


Pronunciation: (môr-mī'rid), [key]
— n.
  1. any of numerous African freshwater fishes of the family Mormyridae, many species of which have an elongated snout and are capable of producing an electric discharge.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Mormyridae.
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