armored sea robin

noun
sea robins having bony scutes on the body and barbels on the chin; found mostly on the continental slope
Hypernyms: ↑sea robin, ↑searobin
Member Holonyms: ↑Peristedion, ↑genus Peristedion

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  • Peristedion miniatum — noun sea robins having bony scutes on the body and barbels on the chin; found mostly on the continental slope • Syn: ↑armored searobin, ↑armored sea robin • Hypernyms: ↑sea robin, ↑searobin • Member Holonyms: ↑Peristedion, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Peristedion — noun in some classifications the type genus of the subfamily Peristediinae: armored sea robins • Syn: ↑Peristedion • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Triglidae, ↑family Triglidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

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