genus Hemitripterus

noun
sea ravens
Syn: ↑Hemitripterus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cottidae, ↑family Cottidae
Member Meronyms: ↑sea raven, ↑Hemitripterus americanus

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  • Hemitripterus — noun sea ravens • Syn: ↑genus Hemitripterus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cottidae, ↑family Cottidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hemitripterus americanus — noun large sculpin of western Atlantic; inflates itself when caught • Syn: ↑sea raven • Hypernyms: ↑sculpin • Member Holonyms: ↑Hemitripterus, ↑genus Hemitripterus …   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

  • Sea raven — Taxobox name = Sea raven image caption = Silverspotted sculpin, Blepsias cirrhosus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Scorpaeniformes familia = Hemitripteridae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Blepsias… …   Wikipedia

  • sea raven — noun large sculpin of western Atlantic; inflates itself when caught • Syn: ↑Hemitripterus americanus • Hypernyms: ↑sculpin • Member Holonyms: ↑Hemitripterus, ↑genus Hemitripterus * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

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

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

  • sea raven — a large marine fish of the genus Hemitripterus, as H. americanus, common on the northern Atlantic coast of America. [1595 1605] * * * …   Universalium

  • sea raven — /ˈsi reɪvən/ (say see rayvuhn) noun (plural sea raven or sea ravens) a large marine fish of the genus Hemitripterus, as H. americanus, common on the northern Atlantic coast of America. Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sculpin — /skul pin/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) sculpin, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) sculpins. 1. any small, freshwater fish of the genus Cottus, of the family Cottidae, having a large head with one or more spines on each side;… …   Universalium

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