a team of ray-finned seafood regarding the family members Polypteridae within the order Polypteriformes
an extraordinary ganoid seafood (Polypterus bichir) found in the Nile along with other African streams. See brachioganoidei.
A remarkable living ganoid fish, Polypterus bichir, of the family Polypteridæ and order Crossopterygii, inhabiting the Nile and other African rivers, attaining a length of 18 inches, and esteemed as food. See Polypterus.
A figure of speech in which the expression is an evident exaggeration of the meaning intended to be conveyed or by which things are represented as much greater or less better or worse than they really are a statement exaggerated fancifully through excitement or for effect...