genus Alopius

noun
type genus of the family Alopiidae; in some classifications considered a genus of the family Lamnidae
Syn: ↑Alopius
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Alopiidae, ↑family Alopiidae
Member Meronyms: ↑thresher, ↑thrasher, ↑thresher shark, ↑fox shark, ↑Alopius vulpinus

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  • Alopius — n. 1. 1 type genus of the family Alopiidae; in some classifications considered a genus of the family Lamnidae. Syn: genus Alopius [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alopius — noun type genus of the family Alopiidae; in some classifications considered a genus of the family Lamnidae • Syn: ↑genus Alopius • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Alopiidae, ↑family Alopiidae • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alopius vulpinus — noun large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed • Syn: ↑thresher, ↑thrasher, ↑thresher shark, ↑fox shark • Hypernyms: ↑shark • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fox shark — noun large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed • Syn: ↑thresher, ↑thrasher, ↑thresher shark, ↑Alopius vulpinus • Hypernyms: ↑shark • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • thresher shark — noun large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed • Syn: ↑thresher, ↑thrasher, ↑fox shark, ↑Alopius vulpinus • Hypernyms: ↑shark • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alopiidae — noun thresher sharks • Syn: ↑family Alopiidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Elasmobranchii, ↑subclass Elasmobranchii, ↑Selachii, ↑subclass Selac …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Alopiidae — noun thresher sharks • Syn: ↑Alopiidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Elasmobranchii, ↑subclass Elasmobranchii, ↑Selachii, ↑subclass Selachii …   Useful english dictionary

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