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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Fish thought to have been extinct since the Cretaceous period but found in 1938 off the coast of Africa.

Usage examples (37)
  • Someone went digging in the Company archives and discovered that the coelacanth was a Dr. Zeus special.
  • Tiktaalik, Menton said, is not unique in having these bones because other lobe-fish, such as "coelacanth" fish, also have them.
  • It’s identified as a coelacanth, a fish long thought to be extinct.
  • It’s identified as a coelacanth, a fish thought to be long extinct. for more
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