Zeomorphi

noun
dories
Syn: ↑order Zeomorphi
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Acanthopterygii, ↑superorder Acanthopterygii
Member Meronyms: ↑Zeidae, ↑family Zeidae, ↑Caproidae, ↑family Caproidae

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈmȯrˌfī\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from zeo- (from Zeus) + -morphi
: a small order of marine bony fishes that in some respects are intermediate between the Berycomorphi and Percomorphi and that include the John Dorys and a few related forms

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  • zeomorphi — zeo·mor·phi …   English syllables

  • order Zeomorphi — noun dories • Syn: ↑Zeomorphi • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Acanthopterygii, ↑superorder Acanthopterygii • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zeidae — noun a family of fish in the order Zeomorphi • Syn: ↑family Zeidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Zeomorphi, ↑order Zeomorphi • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Zeidae — noun a family of fish in the order Zeomorphi • Syn: ↑Zeidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Zeomorphi, ↑order Zeomorphi • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • zeomorph — I. ˈzēəˌmȯrf adjective Etymology: New Latin Zeomorphi : of or relating to the Zeomorphi II. noun : a fish of the order Zeomorphi …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • animal order — noun the order of animals • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales, ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales, ↑Rickettsiales, ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caproidae — noun boarfishes • Syn: ↑family Caproidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Zeomorphi, ↑order Zeomorphi • Member Meronyms: ↑Cap …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Caproidae — noun boarfishes • Syn: ↑Caproidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Zeomorphi, ↑order Zeomorphi • Member Meronyms: ↑Capros, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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

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