Tetrapturus

noun
a genus of Istiophoridae
Syn: ↑genus Tetrapturus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Istiophoridae, ↑family Istiophoridae
Member Meronyms: ↑spearfish

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\\ˌte.ˌtrapˈt(y)u̇rəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from tetra- + pter- + -urus
: a genus of large vigorous marine fishes (family Istiophoridae) comprising the spearfishes (sense 1)

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  • Tetrapturus — Tetrapturus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tetraptūrus — (T. Rafin), Fischgattung, gebildet aus den Arten der Gattung Schwertfisch, bei welchen die Schnauzenspitze dolchartig, die Rückenflosse lang ist, jede Bauchflosse nur einen ungegliederten Strahl, der Schwanz auf jeder Seite zwei kleine Kanten… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Tetrapturus — Taxobox name = Tetrapturus image caption = Striped marlin ( Tetrapturus audax ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Istiophoridae genus = Tetrapturus genus authority = Rafinesque, 1810… …   Wikipedia

  • Tetrapturus — Tetrapturus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tetrapturus — iešmasnukiai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Tetrapturus angl. spearfishes rus. копьеносцы ryšiai: platesnis terminas – buriažuvinės siauresnis terminas – atlantinis apvaliažvynis durklasnukis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • tetrapturus — tet·rap·tu·rus …   English syllables

  • Tetrapturus albidus — Spearfish Spear fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large and powerful fish ({Tetrapturus albidus}) related to the swordfish, but having scales and ventral fins. It is found on the American coast and the Mediterranean. (b) The carp sucker. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tetrapturus albidus — Billfish Bill fish (b[i^]l f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A name applied to several distinct fishes: (a) The garfish ({Tylosurus longirostris}, or {Belone longirostris}) and allied species. (b) The saury, a slender fish of the Atlantic coast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tetrapturus albidus — atlantinis baltasis marlinas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Tetrapturus albidus angl. Atlantic white marlin rus. атлантический белый копьеносец; атлантический белый марлин ryšiai: platesnis terminas… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Tetrapturus angustirostris — trumpadurklis marlinas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Tetrapturus angustirostris angl. Japanese spearfish; shortbill spearfish rus. индо тихоокеанский копьеносец; коротконосая рыба копьё;… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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