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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Komtok \Kom"tok\, n. (Zool.) An African freshwater fish (Protopterus annectens), belonging to the Dipnoi. It can breathe air by means of its lungs, and when waters dry up, it encases itself in a nest of hard mud, where it remains till the rainy season. It is used as food. [1913 Webster]