Definition of Anabas testudineus

1. Noun. A small perch of India whose gills are modified to allow it to breathe air; has spiny pectoral fins that enable it to travel on land.

Exact synonyms: A. Testudineus, Climbing Perch
Generic synonyms: Fish
Group relationships: Anabas, Genus Anabas

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anabas Testudineus

Amygdalus communis
Amygdalus communis amara
Amyraldism
AnCC
AnDTe
AnOC
Anabaena
Anabantidae
Anabaptism
Anabaptisms
Anabaptist
Anabaptist denomination
Anabaptistries
Anabaptistry
Anabaptists
Anabas testudineus
Anabel
Anabrus
Anabrus simplex
Anacanthini
Anacardiaceae
Anacardium occidentale
Anacin III
Anacreon
Anacreontic
Anacyclus
Anacyclus pyrethrum
Anadenanthera
Anadenanthera colubrina
Anadyr

Literary usage of Anabas testudineus

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1. A Manual of Natural History, for the Use of Travellers: Being a Description by Arthur Adams, William Balfour Baikie, Charles Barron (1854)
"... "Tree-Climber" (anabas testudineus), set out on their travels, leaving their native element, and presenting the singular sight of "fish out of water. ..."

2. Le règne animal distribué d'après son organisation: pour servir de base à l by Georges Cuvier (1829)
"... ou monteur aux arbres {anabas testudineus , N.1) (a), devenue célèbre parce que , non-seulement elle sort de l'eau , mais que , selon ' I . Daldorf ..."

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