genus Orthopristis

noun
a genus of Haemulidae
Syn: ↑Orthopristis
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Haemulidae, ↑family Haemulidae
Member Meronyms: ↑pigfish, ↑hogfish, ↑Orthopristis chrysopterus

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  • Orthopristis — noun a genus of Haemulidae • Syn: ↑genus Orthopristis • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Haemulidae, ↑family Haemulidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Orthopristis chrysopterus — noun found from Long Island southward • Syn: ↑pigfish, ↑hogfish • Hypernyms: ↑grunt • Member Holonyms: ↑Orthopristis, ↑genus Orthopristis …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Haemulidae — noun grunts • Syn: ↑family Haemulidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑order Percomorphi …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Haemulidae — noun grunts • Syn: ↑Haemulidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑order Percomorphi …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sailor's-choice — noun 1. a grunt found from Florida to Brazil and Gulf of Mexico • Syn: ↑sailors choice, ↑Haemulon parra • Hypernyms: ↑grunt • Member Holonyms: ↑Haemulon, ↑genus Haemulon 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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