genus Regalecus

noun
type genus of the Regalecidae
Syn: ↑Reglaecus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Regalecidae, ↑family Regalecidae
Member Meronyms: ↑oarfish, ↑king of the herring, ↑ribbonfish, ↑Regalecus glesne

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  • Regalecus glesne — noun thin deep water tropical fish 20 to 30 feet long having a red dorsal fin • Syn: ↑oarfish, ↑king of the herring, ↑ribbonfish • Hypernyms: ↑soft finned fish, ↑malacopterygian • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • regalecus — rə̇ˈgaləkəs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin (intended as translation of Norwegian sildekonge oarfish, from sild herring + konge king), from Latin reg , rex king + allec fish pickle more at royal : the type and sole genus of the… …   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

  • Oarfish — King of herrings Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • King of herrings — Taxidermied specimen of Regalecus glesne in the Naturhistorisches Museum Wien. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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

  • Regalecidae — noun ribbonfishes • Syn: ↑family Regalecidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Malacopterygii, ↑superorder Malacopterygii • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • oarfish — /awr fish , ohr /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) oarfish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) oarfishes. any long, ribbon shaped, silvery fish of the genus Regalecus, of deep tropical waters, having a red dorsal fin along the spine… …   Universalium

  • king of the herring — noun thin deep water tropical fish 20 to 30 feet long having a red dorsal fin • Syn: ↑oarfish, ↑ribbonfish, ↑Regalecus glesne • Hypernyms: ↑soft finned fish, ↑malacopterygian • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • oarfish — oar•fish [[t]ˈɔrˌfɪʃ, ˈoʊr [/t]] n. pl. (esp. collectively) fish, (esp. for kinds or species) fish•es. ich any long, ribbon shaped, deep sea fish of the genus Regalecus, having a fin along the back that rises to a crest: up to 30 ft. (9 m) long • …   From formal English to slang

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