family Argentinidae

noun
small marine soft-finned fishes with long silvery bodies; related to salmons and trouts
Syn: ↑Argentinidae
Hypernyms: ↑fish family
Member Holonyms: ↑Isospondyli, ↑order Isospondyli
Member Meronyms: ↑Argentina, ↑genus Argentina

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  • Argentinidae — n. 1. 1 a family of small marine soft finned fishes with long silvery bodies; related to salmons and trouts. Syn: family {Argentinidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Argentinidae — noun small marine soft finned fishes with long silvery bodies; related to salmons and trouts • Syn: ↑family Argentinidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Isospondyli, ↑order Isospondyli …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish family — noun any of various families of fish • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Cobitidae, ↑family Cobitidae, ↑Cyprinidae, ↑family Cyprinidae, ↑Electrophoridae, ↑family Electrophori …   Useful english dictionary

  • Isospondyli — noun most primitive teleost fishes; all are soft finned: salmon; trout; herring; shad; sardines; anchovies; whitefish; smelts; tarpon • Syn: ↑order Isospondyli • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Isospondyli — noun most primitive teleost fishes; all are soft finned: salmon; trout; herring; shad; sardines; anchovies; whitefish; smelts; tarpon • Syn: ↑Isospondyli • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Malacop …   Useful english dictionary

  • argentine — argentine1 /ahr jeuhn tin, tuyn /, adj. 1. pertaining to or resembling silver. n. 2. a silvery substance, esp. one obtained from fish scales, used in making imitation pearls. [1400 50; late ME ( < AF) < L argentinus silvery. See ARGENT, INE1]… …   Universalium

  • Argentine — /ahr jeuhn teen , tuyn /, n. 1. a native or inhabitant of Argentina. 2. Argentina (usually prec. by the): They vacationed in the Argentine. adj. 3. of or pertaining to Argentina. Also, Argentinean /ahr jeuhn tin ee euhn/ (for defs. 1, 3). * * * ▪ …   Universalium

  • Argentina — noun 1. a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America • Syn: ↑Argentine Republic • Derivationally related forms: ↑Argentinian • Instance Hypernyms: ↑South American country, ↑South American nation …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Argentina — noun type genus of the Argentinidae: argentines • Syn: ↑Argentina • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Argentinidae, ↑family Argentinidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Herring smelt — Taxobox name = Herring smelts or argentines image width = 240px image caption = Greater argentine, Argentina silus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Osmeriformes familia = Argentinidae subdivision ranks = Genera… …   Wikipedia

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