genus Mullus

noun
type genus of the Mullidae: goatfishes
Syn: ↑Mullus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Mullidae, ↑family Mullidae
Member Meronyms: ↑goatfish, ↑red mullet, ↑surmullet, ↑Mullus surmuletus, ↑red goatfish, ↑Mullus auratus

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  • Mullus — noun type genus of the Mullidae: goatfishes • Syn: ↑genus Mullus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Mullidae, ↑family Mullidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mullus barbatus — 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

  • Mullus surmulletus — 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

  • Mullus — Goatfishes Mullus barbatus Red mullet Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Mullus auratus — noun body bright scarlet with 2 yellow to reddish strips on side • Syn: ↑red goatfish • Hypernyms: ↑goatfish, ↑red mullet, ↑surmullet, ↑Mullus surmuletus • Member Holonyms: ↑Mullus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mullus surmuletus — noun brightly colored tropical fishes with chin barbels • Syn: ↑goatfish, ↑red mullet, ↑surmullet • Hypernyms: ↑mullet • Hyponyms: ↑red goatfish, ↑Mullus auratus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mullus surmuletus — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Goatfish — Goatfishes Yellowfin goatfish Mulloidichthys vanicolensis Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

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