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(j[i^]m*n[=o]"t[u^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr.
gymno`s naked + nw^tos the back: cf. F. gymnote.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of South American fresh-water fishes, including the
, or electric eel. It has a greenish,
eel-like body, and is possessed of electric power.
One fearful shock, fearful but momentary, like that
from the electric blow of the gymnotus. --De Quincey.