ceratodus

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ceratodus

(sɪˈrætədəs; ˌsɛrəˈtəʊdəs)
n, pl -duses
(Animals) any of various extinct lungfish constituting the genus Ceratodus, common in Cretaceous and Triassic times. Compare barramunda
[C19: New Latin, from cerato- + Greek odous tooth]
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Noun1.ceratodus - extinct lungfishceratodus - extinct lungfish      
lungfish - air-breathing fish having an elongated body and fleshy paired fins; certain species construct mucus-lined mud coverings in which to survive drought
genus Ceratodus - type genus of the Ceratodontidae: extinct genus of lungfishes
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