Synanceja

noun
stonefishes
Syn: ↑genus Synanceja
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Scorpaenidae, ↑family Scorpaenidae
Member Meronyms: ↑stonefish, ↑Synanceja verrucosa

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\\ˌsinənˈsējə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, irregular from Greek synankeia place where two glens meet, meeting of waters, from syn- + ankos bend, glen + -eia -y — more at angle
: a genus (the type of the family Synancejidae) of scorpion fishes comprising the stonefishes

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  • synanceja — syn·an·ce·ja …   English syllables

  • Synanceja verrucosa — noun venomous tropical marine fish resembling a piece of rock • Syn: ↑stonefish • Hypernyms: ↑scorpaenid, ↑scorpaenid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Synanceja, ↑genus Synanceja …   Useful english dictionary

  • Synanceja verrucosa — (бородавчатка) вид ядовитых рыб сем. бородавчатковых, отр. скорпенообразных, распространенный в прибрежных водах тропических морей; колючки спинного плавника S. v. снабжены железами, выделяющими опасный для человека яд …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • genus Synanceja — noun stonefishes • Syn: ↑Synanceja • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scorpaenidae, ↑family Scorpaenidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stonefish — /stohn fish /, n., pl. stonefishes, (esp. collectively) stonefish. a tropical scorpion fish, Synanceja verrucosa, having dorsal fin spines from which a deadly poison is discharged. [1660 70; STONE + FISH] * * * ▪ Synancejidae  any of certain… …   Universalium

  • Stonefish — Taxobox name = Stonefish regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Scorpaeniformes familia = Synanceiidae genus = Synanceia species = S. verrucosa binomial = Synanceia verrucosa binomial authority = Bloch Schneider,… …   Wikipedia

  • family Scorpaenidae — noun scorpionfishes; rockfishes; lionfishes • Syn: ↑Scorpaenidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Meronyms: ↑scorpaenid, ↑scorpaenid fish, ↑Scorpaena, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scorpaenidae — noun scorpionfishes; rockfishes; lionfishes • Syn: ↑family Scorpaenidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Meronyms: ↑scorpaenid, ↑scorpaenid fish, ↑Scorpaena, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • бородавчатка — см. Synanceja verrucosa …   Большой медицинский словарь

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