genus Arius

noun
type genus of the Ariidae: sea catfishes
Syn: ↑Arius
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ariidae, ↑family Ariidae
Member Meronyms: ↑crucifix fish

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