RHIPIDISTIA

\ɹˈɪpɪdˌɪst͡ʃə], \ɹˈɪpɪdˌɪst‍ʃə], \ɹ_ˈɪ_p_ɪ_d_ˌɪ_s_tʃ_ə]\
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  • rip-i-dis'ti-a, n. an order of rhipidopterygian fishes.--adj. RHIPIDIS'TIOUS. [Gr. rhipis, a fan, histion, a sail.]
1908 - Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language
By Thomas Davidson

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