genus Petromyzon

noun
typical lampreys
Syn: ↑Petromyzon
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Petromyzontidae, ↑family Petromyzontidae
Member Meronyms: ↑sea lamprey, ↑Petromyzon marinus

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  • Petromyzon marinus — Lamprey Lam prey (l[a^]m pr[y^]), n.; pl. {Lampreys} (l[a^]m pr[i^]z). [OE. lampreie, F. lamproie, LL. lampreda, lampetra, from L. lambere to lick + petra rock, stone. The lampreys are so called because they attach themselves with their circular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petromyzon — noun typical lampreys • Syn: ↑genus Petromyzon • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Petromyzontidae, ↑family Petromyzontidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Petromyzon marinus — noun large anadromous lamprey sometimes used as food; destructive of native fish fauna in the Great Lakes • Syn: ↑sea lamprey • Hypernyms: ↑lamprey, ↑lamprey eel, ↑lamper eel • Member Holonyms: ↑Petromyzon, ↑ …   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

  • Lamprey — Taxobox name = Lamprey image width = 250px image caption = Sea lamprey from Sweden regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Cephalaspidomorphi unranked ordo = Hyperoartia ordo = Petromyzontiformes familia = Petromyzontidae subdivision ranks …   Wikipedia

  • Sea lamprey — Taxobox name = Petromyzon marinus status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 image caption = Sea lampreys on a lake trout regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Cephalaspidomorphi ordo = Petromyzontiformes familia = Petromyzontidae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • sea lamprey — noun large anadromous lamprey sometimes used as food; destructive of native fish fauna in the Great Lakes • Syn: ↑Petromyzon marinus • Hypernyms: ↑lamprey, ↑lamprey eel, ↑lamper eel • Member Holonyms: ↑Petromyzon, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ammocoeles aepypterus — Lamprey Lam prey (l[a^]m pr[y^]), n.; pl. {Lampreys} (l[a^]m pr[i^]z). [OE. lampreie, F. lamproie, LL. lampreda, lampetra, from L. lambere to lick + petra rock, stone. The lampreys are so called because they attach themselves with their circular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ammocoeles fluviatilis — Lamprey Lam prey (l[a^]m pr[y^]), n.; pl. {Lampreys} (l[a^]m pr[i^]z). [OE. lampreie, F. lamproie, LL. lampreda, lampetra, from L. lambere to lick + petra rock, stone. The lampreys are so called because they attach themselves with their circular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lamper eel — Lamprey Lam prey (l[a^]m pr[y^]), n.; pl. {Lampreys} (l[a^]m pr[i^]z). [OE. lampreie, F. lamproie, LL. lampreda, lampetra, from L. lambere to lick + petra rock, stone. The lampreys are so called because they attach themselves with their circular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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