genus Ceratodus

noun
type genus of the Ceratodontidae: extinct genus of lungfishes
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ceratodontidae, ↑family Ceratodontidae
Member Meronyms: ↑ceratodus

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  • Ceratodus — Temporal range: 228–70 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • ceratodus — [si rat′ə dəs, ser΄ə tō′dəs] n. [ModL < CERATO + ODUS] any of a genus (Ceratodus) of extinct lungfishes …   English World dictionary

  • ceratodus — /səˈrætədəs/ (say suh ratuhduhs), /sɛrəˈtoʊdəs/ (say seruh tohduhs) noun (plural ceratodus) a fish with horn like ridges on the teeth, being either of the extinct lungfish genus Ceratodus, or of the closely related existent genus Neoceratodus, as …   Australian English dictionary

  • ceratodus — noun extinct lungfish • Hypernyms: ↑lungfish • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Ceratodus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ceratodus — Ce*rat o*dus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ke ras, ke ratos horn + ? tooth.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of ganoid fishes, of the order Dipnoi, first known as Mesozoic fossil fishes; but recently two living species have been discovered in Australian rivers. They have …   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

  • Lungfish — For the band, see Lungfish (band). Lungfishes Temporal range: Early Devonian–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • Ceratodontidae — noun lungfishes having hornlike ridges on the teeth • Syn: ↑family Ceratodontidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Dipnoi, ↑subclass Dipnoi • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Ceratodontidae — noun lungfishes having hornlike ridges on the teeth • Syn: ↑Ceratodontidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Dipnoi, ↑subclass Dipnoi • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • barramunda — Barramundi Bar ra*mun di, n. [Written also {barramunda}.] [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A remarkable Australian fresh water ganoid fish of the genus {Ceratodus}. (b) An Australian river fish ({Osteoglossum Leichhardtii}). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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