genus Sciaena

noun
type genus of the Sciaenidae: croakers
Syn: ↑Sciaena
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Sciaenidae, ↑family Sciaenidae
Member Meronyms: ↑mulloway, ↑jewfish, ↑Sciaena antarctica, ↑maigre, ↑maiger, ↑Sciaena aquila

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

  • Sciaena antarctica — noun large important food fish of Australia; almost indistinguishable from the maigre • Syn: ↑mulloway, ↑jewfish • Hypernyms: ↑sciaenid fish, ↑sciaenid • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciaena, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sciaena aquila — noun large European marine food fish • Syn: ↑maigre, ↑maiger • Hypernyms: ↑sciaenid fish, ↑sciaenid • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciaena, ↑genus Sciaena …   Useful english dictionary

  • sciaena — noun Any of several nocturnal fish, of the genus Sciaena, from the Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea; a croaker …   Wiktionary

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

  • Sciaenidae — noun warm water marine fishes including the drums and grunts and croakers and sea trout • Syn: ↑family Sciaenidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Sciaenidae — noun warm water marine fishes including the drums and grunts and croakers and sea trout • Syn: ↑Sciaenidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • maiger — noun large European marine food fish • Syn: ↑maigre, ↑Sciaena aquila • Hypernyms: ↑sciaenid fish, ↑sciaenid • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciaena, ↑genus Sciaena * * …   Useful english dictionary

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