genus Mugil

noun
type genus of the Mugilidae: mullets
Syn: ↑Mugil
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Mugilidae, ↑family Mugilidae
Member Meronyms: ↑striped mullet, ↑Mugil cephalus, ↑white mullet, ↑Mugil curema, ↑liza, ↑Mugil liza

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  • Mugil — Temporal range: Early Oligocene to Present[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Mugil liza — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata …   Wikipedia

  • Mugil — noun type genus of the Mugilidae: mullets • Syn: ↑genus Mugil • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Mugilidae, ↑family Mugilidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mugil capito — Mullet Mul let, n. [OE. molet, mulet, F. mulet, fr. L. mullus.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous fishes of the genus Mugil; called also {gray mullets}. They are found on the coasts of both continents, and are highly esteemed as food. Among the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mugil cephalus — Mullet Mul let, n. [OE. molet, mulet, F. mulet, fr. L. mullus.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous fishes of the genus Mugil; called also {gray mullets}. They are found on the coasts of both continents, and are highly esteemed as food. Among the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mugil cephalus — noun most important commercial mullet in eastern United States • Syn: ↑striped mullet • Hypernyms: ↑mullet, ↑grey mullet, ↑gray mullet • Member Holonyms: ↑Mugil, ↑genus Mugil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mugil curema — noun silvery mullet of Atlantic and Pacific coasts • Syn: ↑white mullet • Hypernyms: ↑mullet, ↑grey mullet, ↑gray mullet • Member Holonyms: ↑Mugil, ↑genus Mugil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mugil liza — noun similar to the striped mullet and takes its place in the Caribbean region • Syn: ↑liza • Hypernyms: ↑mullet, ↑grey mullet, ↑gray mullet • Member Holonyms: ↑Mugil, ↑genus Mugil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mugil — Mu gil, prop. n. [L., a sort of fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of fishes including the gray mullets. See {Mullet}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mugil curema — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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