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The New International Encyclopædia/Apodes

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APODES, ăp'ṓ-dēz (Gk. ἀ, a, priv. + πούς, pous, foot). An order of teleost fishes, variously limited, including the eels (not the electric eel), murænas, and allied serpentiform species. Consult T. Gill, Standard Natural History, III., 100 (Boston, 1885). See Eel.