gymnotus definition

  • noun:
    • Any of the genus Gymnotus of electric knifefishes.
    • A genus of South United states fresh-water fishes, including the Gymnotus electricus, or electric eel. It offers a greenish, eel-like human body, and it is possessed of electrical power.
    • A genus of fishes.
    • A fish of this genus Gymnotus.
    • In entomology, a genus of curculios, based on the Brazilian G. geometricus, the Cholus geometricus of Germar.

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