siluriform fish

noun
any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth
Syn: ↑catfish
Hypernyms: ↑soft-finned fish, ↑malacopterygian
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Siluriformes, ↑order Siluriformes

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