Electricus sentence example
- ELECTRIC EEL (Gymnotus electricus), a member of the family of fishes known as Gymnotidae.
- Gymnotus electricus attains a length of 3 ft.
- In 1717 Louis Lemery exhibited to the Paris Academy of Sciences a stone from Ceylon which attracted light bodies; and Linnaeus in mentioning his experiments gives the stone the name of lapis electricus.
- The power of giving electric shocks has been discovered also in the Gymnotus electricus (electric eel), the Malapterurus electricus, the Trichiurus electricus, and the Tetraodon electricus.