genus Pristis

noun
type genus of the Pristidae
Syn: ↑Pristis
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Pristidae, ↑family Pristidae
Member Meronyms: ↑smalltooth sawfish, ↑Pristis pectinatus

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

  • Pristis pectinatus — noun commonly found in tropical bays and estuaries; not aggressive • Syn: ↑smalltooth sawfish • Hypernyms: ↑sawfish • Member Holonyms: ↑Pristis, ↑genus Pristis …   Useful english dictionary

  • PRISTIS — genus belluae marinae, in Gloss. corrupte pro Frestis, Graeci Πρῆςτις, vide supra, in voce Physetero. Item πλοῖον κητοφόρον, navis ceti figuram habens, cuiusmodi navigio raptam Andromedam, scribit Conon. atque inde fabulae de monstro marino… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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

  • Sawfish — Taxobox name = Sawfishes status = CR status system = iucn2.3 status ref = [ 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 11 June 2007] image width = 250px image caption = Smalltooth sawfish, Pristis pectinata regnum =… …   Wikipedia

  • Common sawfish — Conservation status Critically Endangered (IUCN 2.3) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • sawfish — /saw fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) sawfish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) sawfishes. a large, elongated ray of the genus Pristis, living along tropical coasts and lowland rivers, with a bladelike snout bearing strong… …   Universalium

  • Pristidae — noun large primitive rays with elongated snouts • Syn: ↑family Pristidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Rajiformes, ↑order Rajiformes, ↑Batoidei, ↑order Batoidei …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dwarf sawfish — Conservation status Critically Endangered (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Longcomb sawfish — Conservation status Critically Endangered ( …   Wikipedia

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