genus Pleuronectes

noun
type genus of the Pleuronectidae
Syn: ↑Pleuronectes
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Pleuronectidae, ↑family Pleuronectidae
Member Meronyms: ↑plaice, ↑Pleuronectes platessa

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

  • Pleuronectes — Taxobox name = Pleuronectes regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Pleuronectiformes familia = Pleuronectidae genus = Pleuronectes Pleuronectes is a genus of fish in the Pleuronectidae family. It contains the… …   Wikipedia

  • Pleuronectes platessa — noun large European food fish • Syn: ↑plaice • Hypernyms: ↑righteye flounder, ↑righteyed flounder • Member Holonyms: ↑Pleuronectes, ↑genus Pleuronectes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pleuronectes microcephalus — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • Pleuronectidae — Taxobox name = Righteye flounders image width = 240px image caption = European plaice, Pleuronectes platessa regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Pleuronectiformes familia = Pleuronectidae subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • Pleuronectidae — noun righteye flounders • Syn: ↑family Pleuronectidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Heterosomata, ↑order Heterosomata, ↑order Pleuronectiformes …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Pleuronectidae — noun righteye flounders • Syn: ↑Pleuronectidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Heterosomata, ↑order Heterosomata, ↑order Pleuronectiformes …   Useful english dictionary

  • European plaice — Taxobox name = European plaice image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Pleuronectiformes familia = Pleuronectidae genus = Pleuronectes species = P. platessa binomial = Pleuronectes platessa binomial …   Wikipedia

  • Yellowtail flounder — Taxobox name = Yellowtail flounder status = VU | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Pleuronectiformes familia = Pleuronectidae genus = Pleuronectes species = P. ferruginea binomial =… …   Wikipedia

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