family Acipenseridae

noun
sturgeons
Syn: ↑Acipenseridae
Hypernyms: ↑fish family
Member Holonyms: ↑Ganoidei, ↑order Ganoidei
Member Meronyms: ↑sturgeon, ↑Acipenser, ↑genus Acipenser

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  • Acipenseridae — prop. n. The natural family of fish including the sturgeons. Syn: family {Acipenseridae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acipenseridae — noun sturgeons • Syn: ↑family Acipenseridae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Ganoidei, ↑order Ganoidei • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish family — noun any of various families of fish • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Cobitidae, ↑family Cobitidae, ↑Cyprinidae, ↑family Cyprinidae, ↑Electrophoridae, ↑family Electrophori …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Störe — Atlantischer Stör (Acipenser oxyrinchus) Systematik Überklasse: Kiefermäuler (Gnathostomata) Reihe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Sturgeon — /sterr jeuhn/, n. Theodore (Hamilton), 1918 85, U.S. science fiction writer. * * * Any of about 20 species (family Acipenseridae) of large, primitive fishes that live mainly in southern Russia, Ukraine, and North America. Most species live in the …   Universalium

  • Chinese sturgeon — Conservation status Critically Endangered ( …   Wikipedia

  • Dabry's sturgeon — Acipenser dabryanus Conservation status Critically Endangered …   Wikipedia

  • Ganoidei — noun a group of mostly extinct primitive bony fishes characterized by armor like bony scales • Syn: ↑order Ganoidei • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Teleostei, ↑subclass Teleostei • Memb …   Useful english dictionary

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