genus Pomoxis

noun
crappies
Syn: ↑Pomoxis
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Centrarchidae, ↑family Centrarchidae
Member Meronyms: ↑crappie

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  • Pomoxis — noun crappies • Syn: ↑genus Pomoxis • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Centrarchidae, ↑family Centrarchidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   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

  • Crappie — Calico Bass redirects here. For the marine fish, see Kelp Bass. Pomoxis Black (top) white crappie (P. nigromaculatus P. annularis) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • crappie — noun 1. small sunfishes of the genus Pomoxis of central United States rivers • Hypernyms: ↑sunfish 2. small sunfishes of central United States rivers • Hypernyms: ↑sunfish, ↑centrarchid • Hyponyms: ↑black crappie, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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

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

  • crappie — /krap ee/, n., pl. crappies, (esp. collectively) crappie. either of two small sunfishes of central U.S. rivers, Pomoxis nigromaculatus (black crappie) or P. annularis (white crappie). Also, croppie. [1855 60, Amer.; < CanF crapet] * * * Either of …   Universalium

  • Kelp Bass — Taxobox name = Kelp Bass image width = 250px image caption = status = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Serranidae genus = Paralabrax species = P. clathratus binomial = Paralabrax clathratus …   Wikipedia

  • crappie — noun A member of either of two species of North American sunfish of the genus Pomoxis. Both are silvery white with black speckles, and prized as gamefish …   Wiktionary

  • crappie — noun (plural crappies) a North American freshwater fish, the male of which builds a nest and guards the eggs and young. [Genus Pomoxis: several species.] Origin C19: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

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