genus Hippocampus

noun
seahorses
Syn: ↑Hippocampus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Syngnathidae, ↑family Syngnathidae
Member Meronyms: ↑seahorse, ↑sea horse

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  • hippocampus — n. (pl. hippocampi) 1 any marine fish of the genus Hippocampus, swimming vertically and with a head suggestive of a horse; a sea horse. 2 Anat. the elongated ridges on the floor of each lateral ventricle of the brain, thought to be the centre of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hippocampus — Hip po*cam pus, n. [L., the sea horse, Gr. ? a hippocampus (in senses 1 and 2); i ppos horse + ? to bend.] 1. (Class. Myth.) A fabulous monster, with the head and fore quarters of a horse joined to the tail of a dolphin or other fish… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hippocampus brevirostris — Hippocampus Hip po*cam pus, n. [L., the sea horse, Gr. ? a hippocampus (in senses 1 and 2); i ppos horse + ? to bend.] 1. (Class. Myth.) A fabulous monster, with the head and fore quarters of a horse joined to the tail of a dolphin or other fish… …   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

  • Hendriki-Seepferdchen — Hippocampus hendriki Systematik Unterordnung: Seenadelartige (Syngnathoidei) Überfamilie: Syngnathoidea Familie: Seenadeln (Syngnathidae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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