genus Echeneis

noun
type genus of the Echeneididae: typical remoras
Syn: ↑Echeneis
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Echeneididae, ↑family Echeneididae, ↑family Echeneidae
Member Meronyms: ↑sharksucker, ↑Echeneis naucrates

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  • Echeneis — n. the type genus of the {Echeneididae}; they are typical remoras. Syn: genus {Echeneis}. [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Echeneis — noun type genus of the Echeneididae: typical remoras • Syn: ↑genus Echeneis • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Echeneididae, ↑family Echeneididae, ↑family Echeneidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Echeneis naucrates — noun remoras found attached to sharks • Syn: ↑sharksucker • Hypernyms: ↑remora, ↑suckerfish, ↑sucking fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Echeneis, ↑genus Echeneis …   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

  • Remora — Taxobox name = Remora image width = 250px image caption = Spearfish remora, Remora brachyptera regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Echeneidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Echeneis… …   Wikipedia

  • sharksucker — noun remoras found attached to sharks • Syn: ↑Echeneis naucrates • Hypernyms: ↑remora, ↑suckerfish, ↑sucking fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Echeneis, ↑genus Echeneis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Echeneididae — noun fishes having a sucking disk on the head for clinging to other fishes and to ships • Syn: ↑family Echeneididae, ↑family Echeneidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Discocephali, ↑order Discocephali …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Echeneidae — noun fishes having a sucking disk on the head for clinging to other fishes and to ships • Syn: ↑Echeneididae, ↑family Echeneididae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Discocephali, ↑order Discocephali …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Echeneididae — noun fishes having a sucking disk on the head for clinging to other fishes and to ships • Syn: ↑Echeneididae, ↑family Echeneidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Discocephali, ↑order Discocephali …   Useful english dictionary

  • echeneid — ˌekəˈnāə̇d noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Echeneid , Echeneis : a fish of the genus Echeneis; broadly : remora …   Useful english dictionary

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