genus Psephurus

noun
a genus of Polyodontidae
Syn: ↑Psephurus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Polyodontidae, ↑family Polyodontidae
Member Meronyms: ↑Chinese paddlefish, ↑Psephurus gladis

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