genus Balistes

noun
type genus of the Balistidae
Syn: ↑Balistes
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Balistidae, ↑family Balistidae
Member Meronyms: ↑queen triggerfish, ↑Bessy cerca, ↑oldwench, ↑oldwife, ↑Balistes vetula

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  • Balistes — Taxobox name = Balistes image caption = Balistes capriscus (Grey Triggerfish) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Tetraodontiformes familia = Balistidae genus = Balistes genus authority = L., 1758 Balistes is a… …   Wikipedia

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

  • Balistes vetula — noun tropical Atlantic fish • Syn: ↑queen triggerfish, ↑Bessy cerca, ↑oldwench, ↑oldwife • Hypernyms: ↑triggerfish • Member Holonyms: ↑Balistes, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balistes Carolinensis — Leather Leath er (l[e^][th] [ e]r), n. [OE. lether, AS. le[eth]er; akin to D. leder, le[^e]r, G. leder, OHG. ledar, Icel. le[eth]r, Sw. l[ a]der, Dan. l[ae]der.] 1. The skin of an animal, or some part of such skin, with the hair removed, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • Grey triggerfish — Taxobox name = Grey triggerfish regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Tetraodontiformes familia = Balistidae genus = Balistes species = B. capriscus binomial = Balistes capriscus binomial authority = (Gmelin,… …   Wikipedia

  • Balistidae — noun triggerfishes • Syn: ↑family Balistidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Plectognathi, ↑order Plectognathi, ↑order Tetraodontiformes …   Useful english dictionary

  • oldwife — noun 1. tropical Atlantic fish • Syn: ↑queen triggerfish, ↑Bessy cerca, ↑oldwench, ↑Balistes vetula • Hypernyms: ↑triggerfish • Member Holonyms: ↑Balistes, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • queen triggerfish — noun tropical Atlantic fish • Syn: ↑Bessy cerca, ↑oldwench, ↑oldwife, ↑Balistes vetula • Hypernyms: ↑triggerfish • Member Holonyms: ↑Balistes, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • triggerfish — /trig euhr fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) triggerfish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) triggerfishes. any of various compressed, deep bodied fishes of the genus Balistes and allied genera, chiefly inhabiting tropical seas,… …   Universalium

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