Cetorhinus

noun
comprising only the basking sharks; in some classifications considered the type genus of a separate family Cetorhinidae
Syn: ↑genus Cetorhinus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Lamnidae, ↑family Lamnidae
Member Meronyms: ↑basking shark, ↑Cetorhinus maximus

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\\-ˈrīnəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from cet- + -rhinus
: a genus that includes the basking shark as its only living species and is commonly placed in the family Lamnidae or sometimes made the type of a separate family (Cetorhinidae)

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  • Cetorhinus — Requin pèlerin Cetorhinus maximus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cetorhinus — Cetorhinus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cetorhinus — Riesenhai Riesenhai (Cetorhinus maximus) Systematik Unterklasse: Plattenkiemer (Elasmobranchii) Überordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cetorhinus — milžinrykliai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Cetorhinus angl. basking sharks; elephant sharks; giant sharks; oil sharks rus. гигантские акулы ryšiai: platesnis terminas – milžinrykliai siauresnis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • cetorhinus — ce·to·rhi·nus …   English syllables

  • Cetorhinus Maximus — Requin pèlerin Cetorhinus maximus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cetorhinus maximus — Riesenhai Riesenhai (Cetorhinus maximus) Systematik Unterklasse: Plattenkiemer (Elasmobranchii) Überordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cetorhinus parvus — Cetorhinus parvus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cetorhinus maximus —   Tiburón Peregrino …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cetorhinus maximus — noun large harmless plankton eating northern shark; often swims slowly or floats at the sea surface • Syn: ↑basking shark • Hypernyms: ↑mackerel shark • Member Holonyms: ↑Cetorhinus, ↑genus Cetorhinus …   Useful english dictionary

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