Entry from British & World English dictionary
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.
- 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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