Definition of "ichthyic" []

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of fishes. (adjective)

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Use "ichthyic" in a sentence
  • "On the hill overhanging it sits a verdigris replica of a pagoda awaiting ichthyic acolytes."
  • "These fishes, which preceded the appearance of reptiles, present a combination of ichthyic and reptilian characters not to be found in the true members of this class, which form its bulk at present."
  • "Thus I have been led to recognise species as exemplifying the continuous operation of natural law, or secondary cause; and that not only successively but progressively; "from the first embodiment of the vertebrate idea under its old ichthyic vestment until it became arrayed in the glorious garb of the human form.""