Ameiurus

noun
type genus of the Ameiuridae: bullhead catfishes
Syn: ↑genus Ameiurus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ameiuridae, ↑family Ameiuridae
Member Meronyms: ↑bullhead, ↑bullhead catfish

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\\ˌaˌmīˈyu̇rəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from a- (II) + Greek meiouros tapering (used of a fish's snout), alteration (influenced by meioun to diminish) of myouros, literally, mouse-tailed, from mys mouse + -ouros (from oura tail)
: a genus of freshwater catfishes comprising the No. American bullheads

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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