Definition of elephant-snout fish in English:

elephant-snout fish

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  • An edible African freshwater fish with a downcurved snout that is typically elongated and trunk-like. Also called elephant fish.
    • Family Mormyridae: several genera, in particular Mormyrus
    More example sentences
    • As strange as its mouth is the Elephant-snout fish gets even stranger.
    • This group includes electric eels, South American knife fish, and African elephant snout fish.

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