genus Gonorhynchus

noun
slender cylindrical marine fishes lacking air bladders and teeth
Syn: ↑Gonorhynchus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Gonorhynchidae, ↑family Gonorhynchidae
Member Meronyms: ↑beaked salmon, ↑sandfish, ↑Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus

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  • Gonorhynchus — noun slender cylindrical marine fishes lacking air bladders and teeth • Syn: ↑genus Gonorhynchus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Gonorhynchidae, ↑family Gonorhynchidae • Member M …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus — noun fish of sandy areas of western Pacific and Indian oceans having an angular snout for burrowing into sand • Syn: ↑beaked salmon, ↑sandfish • Hypernyms: ↑soft finned fish, ↑malacopterygian • Member Holonyms: ↑Gonorhynchus, ↑ …   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

  • family Gonorhynchidae — noun coextensive with the genus Gonorhynchus • Syn: ↑Gonorhynchidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Isospondyli, ↑order Isospondyli • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gonorhynchidae — noun coextensive with the genus Gonorhynchus • Syn: ↑family Gonorhynchidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Isospondyli, ↑order Isospondyli • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • beaked salmon — noun fish of sandy areas of western Pacific and Indian oceans having an angular snout for burrowing into sand • Syn: ↑sandfish, ↑Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus • Hypernyms: ↑soft finned fish, ↑malacopterygian • Member Holonyms: ↑Gonorhyn …   Useful english dictionary

  • sandfish — noun 1. either of two small silvery scaleless fishes of the northern Pacific that burrow into sand • Hypernyms: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid, ↑percoidean • Member Holonyms: ↑Trichodontidae, ↑family Trichodontidae 2. fish of sandy areas of western… …   Useful english dictionary

  • A Bonhami — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A Heeji — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • AEgialophilus ruficapillus — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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