lobefin


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lobe·fin

 (lōb′fĭn′)

lobefin

(ˈləʊbˌfɪn)
n
(Animals) any fish of the order Crossopterygii
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Noun1.lobefin - any fish of the order Crossopterygiilobefin - any fish of the order Crossopterygii; most known only in fossil form
bony fish - any fish of the class Osteichthyes
Crossopterygii, subclass Crossopterygii - fishes having paired fins resembling limbs and regarded as ancestral to amphibians
coelacanth, Latimeria chalumnae - fish thought to have been extinct since the Cretaceous period but found in 1938 off the coast of Africa