Definition of Anabas

1. Noun. The type genus of the family Anabantidae; small fish that resemble perch.

Exact synonyms: Genus Anabas
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Anabantidae, Family Anabantidae
Member holonyms: A. Testudineus, Anabas Testudineus, Climbing Perch



Definition of Anabas

1. n. A genus of fishes, remarkable for their power of living long out of water, and of making their way on land for considerable distances, and for climbing trees; the climbing fishes.

Definition of Anabas

1. a freshwater fish [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Anabas

1. A genus of fishes, remarkable for their power of living long out of water, and of making their way on land for considerable distances, and for climbing trees; the climbing fishes. Origin: Gr, p. P. Of to advance. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Anabas

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1. Ceylon: An Account of the Island, Physical, Historical, and Topographical by James Emerson Tennent (1859)
"... sent to me proved to be an anabas, and closely resembles the Perca scandens of Daldorf. ... anabas ..."

2. The Sea and Its Living Wonders: A Popular Account of the Marvels of the Deep by Georg Hartwig (1892)
"Terrestrial Voyages of the anabas and the Hassar. — Examples of Parental Affection. — Organs of Sense. — Offensive Weapons of Fishes.—The Sea-Wolf. ..."

3. Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatires on the Principles of by Richard Owen, Wm S Orr, John Radford Young, Alexander Jardine, Robert Gordon Latham, Edward Smith, William Sweetland Dallas (1855)
"... and in some species the ventral fin is represented by a single long filament. The most remarkable character pre- Fig. 38.—Head of anabas ..."

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