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Definition of "lungfishes" [lungfishes]

  • Plural form of lungfish. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lungfishes" in a sentence
  • "Lobefins today have dwindled to the lungfishes and the coelacanths ‘dwindled’ as ‘fish’, that is, but mightily expanded on land: we land vertebrates are aberrant lungfish."
  • "For example, the air-breathing lungfishes Protopterus amphibious and P. annectens can survive in a dormant state for over a year in cocoons underneath dried mud."
  • "The birds use the bill to grab at large aquatic prey like lungfishes, catfish, tilapia, snakes, turtles and frogs."