komtok


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]
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