genus Fistularia

noun
type genus of the family Fistulariidae
Syn: ↑Fistularia
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Fistulariidae, ↑family Fistulariidae
Member Meronyms: ↑cornetfish

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

  • Fistularia — Fis tu*la ri*a, n. [NL., fr. L. fistula pipe.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of fishes, having the head prolonged into a tube, with the mouth at the extremity. [1913 Webster] …   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

  • Cornetfish — Temporal range: 33–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Fistulariidae — noun cornetfishes • Syn: ↑family Fistulariidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Solenichthyes, ↑order Solenichthyes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red cornetfish — Taxobox name = Red cornetfish image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Syngnathiformes familia = Fistulariidae genus = Fistularia species = F. petimba binomial = Fistularia petimba binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • Fistularioid — Fis tu*la ri*oid, a. [Fistularia + oid.] (Zo[ o]l.) Like or pertaining to the genus Fistularia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pipemouth — Pipe mouth , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any fish of the genus {Fistularia}; called also {tobacco pipefish}. See {Fistularia}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tobacco pipefish — Pipemouth Pipe mouth , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any fish of the genus {Fistularia}; called also {tobacco pipefish}. See {Fistularia}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cornetfish — noun slender tropical fish with a long tubular snout and bony plates instead of scales • Hypernyms: ↑teleost fish, ↑teleost, ↑teleostan • Member Holonyms: ↑Fistularia, ↑genus Fistularia …   Useful english dictionary

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