genus Leuciscus

noun
a genus of fish including: dace, chub
Syn: ↑Leuciscus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cyprinidae, ↑family Cyprinidae
Member Meronyms: ↑dace, ↑Leuciscus leuciscus, ↑chub, ↑Leuciscus cephalus

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  • Leuciscus leuciscus — prop. n. A genus of freshwater fishes including the dace ({Leuciscus leuciscus}). Syn: genus {Leuciscus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leuciscus — prop. n. A genus of freshwater fishes including the dace ({Leuciscus leuciscus}). Syn: genus {Leuciscus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leuciscus — Taxobox name = Eurasian daces image width = 240px image caption = Ide, L. idus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata superclassis = Osteichthyes classis = Actinopterygii subclassis = Neopterygii infraclassis = Teleostei superordo = Ostariophysi… …   Wikipedia

  • Leuciscus — noun a genus of fish including: dace, chub • Syn: ↑genus Leuciscus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cyprinidae, ↑family Cyprinidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leuciscus turskyi — Taxobox name = Leuciscus turskyi status = CR | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = unknown regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Cypriniformes familia = Cyprinidae genus = Leuciscus species = L. turskyi binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Leuciscus leuciscus — noun small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish green body • Syn: ↑dace • Hypernyms: ↑cyprinid, ↑cyprinid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Leuciscus, ↑genus Leuciscus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leuciscus cephalus — noun European freshwater game fish with a thick spindle shaped body • Syn: ↑chub • Hypernyms: ↑cyprinid, ↑cyprinid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Leuciscus, ↑genus Leuciscus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leuciscus phoxinus — Minnow Min now, n. [OE. menow, cf. AS. myne; also OE. menuse, OF. menuise small fish; akin to E. minish, minute.] [Written also {minow}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A small European fresh water cyprinoid fish ({Phoxinus l[ae]vis}, formerly… …   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

  • Dace — A dace is any of a number of species of small fish. The unmodified name is usually a reference to the Common Dace (Leuciscus leuciscus). This, like most fishes called daces , belongs to the family Cyprinidae, mostly in subfamily Leuciscinae.… …   Wikipedia

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