genus Esox

noun
type and only genus of the family Esocidae
Syn: ↑Esox
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Esocidae, ↑family Esocidae
Member Meronyms: ↑pike

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  • Esox — Taxobox name = Esox fossil range = Eocene present [Grande, L., The first Esox (Esocidae : Teleostei) from the Eocene Green River Formation, and a brief review of esocid fishes. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 1999, 19(2):271–292 ] image width …   Wikipedia

  • Esox Americanus — Pickerel Pick er*el, n. [Dim. of {Pike}.] [Written also {pickerell}.] 1. A young or small pike. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Bet [better] is, quoth he, a pike than a pickerel. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Esox reticulatus — Pickerel Pick er*el, n. [Dim. of {Pike}.] [Written also {pickerell}.] 1. A young or small pike. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Bet [better] is, quoth he, a pike than a pickerel. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Esox — noun type and only genus of the family Esocidae • Syn: ↑genus Esox • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Esocidae, ↑family Esocidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Esox — E sox, prop. n. [L., a kind of pike.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of fresh water fishes, including pike and pickerel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Esox lucius — Pike Pike, n. [F. pique; perhaps of Celtic origin; cf. W. pig a prick, a point, beak, Arm. pik pick. But cf. also L. picus woodpecker (see {Pie} magpie), and E. spike. Cf. {Pick}, n. & v., {Peak}, {Pique}.] 1. (Mil.) A foot soldier s weapon,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Esox —       fish genus that includes the popular game fishes known as pike, pickerel, and muskellunge (qq.v.). * * * …   Universalium

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

  • Rhamphochromis esox — Taxobox name = Rhamphochromis esox status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Cichlidae genus = Rhamphochromis species = R. esox binomial = Rhamphochromis esox… …   Wikipedia

  • Northern pike — This article is about the fish. For the Canadian band, see The Northern Pikes. Northern Pike Northern pike Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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