Scleroparei

noun
scorpionfishes; sculpins; gurnards; greenlings; flying gurnards
Syn: ↑order Scleroparei
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Acanthopterygii, ↑superorder Acanthopterygii

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\\ˌsklirōpəˈrēˌī, -ler-\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from scler- + Greek pareia cheek
: a large and economically important order of spiny-finned fishes comprising the scorpion fishes, greenlings, sculpins, gurnards, and related forms that are distinguished by a process of the third suborbital plate extending backward to or toward the preopercle — compare mail-cheeked

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  • Acanthopterygii — noun teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays • Syn: ↑superorder Acanthopterygii • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Teleostei, ↑subclass Teleostei • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

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