genus Prionotus

noun
a genus of Triglidae
Syn: ↑Prionotus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Triglidae, ↑family Triglidae
Member Meronyms: ↑northern sea robin, ↑Prionotus carolinus

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  • Prionotus carolinus — Prionotus carolinus, commonly known as the Northern or Common Sea Robin or gurnard, is a species of sea robin found on the east coast of the United States. Prionotus carolinus Prionotus carolinus …   Wikipedia

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

  • Prionotus carolinus — noun large searobin; found from Nova Scotia to Florida • Syn: ↑northern sea robin • Hypernyms: ↑sea robin, ↑searobin • Member Holonyms: ↑Prionotus, ↑genus Prionotus …   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

  • Sea robin — Taxobox name = Sea Robin image caption = Red gurnard, Chelidonichthys spinosus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Scorpaeniformes familia = Triglidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Aspitrigla Bellator… …   Wikipedia

  • Triglidae — noun in some classifications restricted to the gurnards and subdivided into the subfamilies Triglinae (true sea robins) and Peristediinae (armored sea robins) • Syn: ↑family Triglidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Scorpaenoidea,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Triglidae — noun in some classifications restricted to the gurnards and subdivided into the subfamilies Triglinae (true sea robins) and Peristediinae (armored sea robins) • Syn: ↑Triglidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Scorpaenoidea,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • northern sea robin — noun large searobin; found from Nova Scotia to Florida • Syn: ↑Prionotus carolinus • Hypernyms: ↑sea robin, ↑searobin • Member Holonyms: ↑Prionotus, ↑genus Prionotus …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea robin — any of various gurnards, esp. certain American species of the genus Prionotus, having large pectoral fins used to move across the ocean bottom. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * ▪ fish also called  gurnard        any of the slim, bottom dwelling fish of the …   Universalium

  • Accentor rubeculoides — Robin Rob in, n. [Properly a pet name for Robert, originally meaning, famebright; F., fron OHG. Roudperht; ruod (in comp.; akin to AS. hr?? glory, fame, Goth. hr?peigs victorius) + beraht bright. See {Bright}, {Hob} a clown.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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