genus Monocanthus

noun
type genus of the Monocanthidae
Syn: ↑Monocanthus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Monocanthidae, ↑family Monocanthidae
Member Meronyms: ↑leatherjacket, ↑leatherfish

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  • Monocanthus — noun type genus of the Monocanthidae • Syn: ↑genus Monocanthus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Monocanthidae, ↑family Monocanthidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   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

  • leatherjacket — noun 1. any of several brightly colored tropical filefishes • Syn: ↑leatherfish • Hypernyms: ↑filefish • Member Holonyms: ↑Monocanthus, ↑genus Monocanthus 2. any of several New World tropical fishes having tiny embedded scales …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Monocanthidae — noun filefishes • Syn: ↑Monocanthidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Plectognathi, ↑order Plectognathi, ↑order Tetraodontiformes …   Useful english dictionary

  • leatherfish — noun any of several brightly colored tropical filefishes • Syn: ↑leatherjacket • Hypernyms: ↑filefish • Member Holonyms: ↑Monocanthus, ↑genus Monocanthus * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monocanthidae — noun filefishes • Syn: ↑family Monocanthidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Plectognathi, ↑order Plectognathi, ↑order Tetraodontiformes …   Useful english dictionary

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