genus Cyclopterus

noun
type genus of the Cyclopteridae: lumpfishes
Syn: ↑Cyclopterus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cyclopteridae, ↑family Cyclopteridae
Member Meronyms: ↑lumpfish, ↑Cyclopterus lumpus

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  • Cyclopterus — n. the type genus of the {Cyclopteridae}, consisting of lumpfishes. It includes {Cyclopterus lumpus} of the North Atlantic. Syn: genus {Cyclopterus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cyclopterus lumpus — Cyclopterus Cyclopterus n. the type genus of the {Cyclopteridae}, consisting of lumpfishes. It includes {Cyclopterus lumpus} of the North Atlantic. Syn: genus {Cyclopterus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • Cyclopterus lumpus — noun clumsy soft thick bodied northern Atlantic fish with pelvic fins fused into a sucker; edible roe used for caviar • Syn: ↑lumpfish • Hypernyms: ↑scorpaenoid, ↑scorpaenoid fish • Hyponyms: ↑lumpsucker …   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

  • Lumpsucker — Lumpsuckers Smooth lumpsucker, Aptocyclus ventricosus, inflated in a defensive response. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Cyclopteridae — noun lumpfishes • Syn: ↑family Cyclopteridae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Scorpaenoidea, ↑suborder Scorpaenoidea • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Cyclopteridae — noun lumpfishes • Syn: ↑Cyclopteridae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Scorpaenoidea, ↑suborder Scorpaenoidea • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • scorpaeniform — Introduction also called  mail cheeked fish,         any member of the order Scorpaeniformes, a group of bony fishes that includes the sea robins, sculpins, and numerous other forms. They are characterized by a plate of bone running across each… …   Universalium

  • List of fishes of India — This is a list of the fish species found in India and is based on FishBase. [Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2006.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. [http://www.fishbase.org] , version (05/2006)] AlbuliformesAlbulidae… …   Wikipedia

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