genus Sebastodes

noun
rockfishes
Syn: ↑Sebastodes
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Scorpaenidae, ↑family Scorpaenidae
Member Meronyms: ↑rockfish

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  • Sebastodes — noun rockfishes • Syn: ↑genus Sebastodes • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scorpaenidae, ↑family Scorpaenidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sebastodes flavidus — Yellowtail Yel low*tail , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of marine carangoid fishes of the genus {Seriola}; especially, the large California species ({Seriola dorsalis}) which sometimes weighs thirty or forty pounds, and is highly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sebastodes paucispinus — Jack Jack (j[a^]k), n. [F. Jacques James, L. Jacobus, Gr. ?, Heb. Ya aq[=o]b Jacob; prop., seizing by the heel; hence, a supplanter. Cf. {Jacobite}, {Jockey}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A familiar nickname of, or substitute for, John. [1913 Webster] You… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • rockfish — noun 1. the lean flesh of any of various valuable market fish caught among rocks • Hypernyms: ↑saltwater fish • Hyponyms: ↑redfish, ↑rosefish, ↑ocean perch 2. marine food fish found among rocks along the northern coasts of Europe and America • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scorpaenidae — noun scorpionfishes; rockfishes; lionfishes • Syn: ↑family Scorpaenidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Meronyms: ↑scorpaenid, ↑scorpaenid fish, ↑Scorpaena, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Scorpaenidae — noun scorpionfishes; rockfishes; lionfishes • Syn: ↑Scorpaenidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Meronyms: ↑scorpaenid, ↑scorpaenid fish, ↑Scorpaena, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rockfish — /ˈrɒkfɪʃ/ (say rokfish) noun (plural rockfish or rockfishes) 1. any of various fishes found about rocks. 2. the striped bass, Roccus saxatilis. 3. any of the shallow water marine fish of the genus Clinus of southern Africa. 4. any of the North… …   Australian English dictionary

  • chinafish — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Usage: often capitalized 1. : snakehead 3 2. : any of several rockfishes (genus Sebastodes) of the Pacific coast of No. America …   Useful english dictionary

  • red rock cod — noun 1. : any of numerous pinkish or red rockfishes (genus Sebastodes) of considerable importance as market fishes along the Pacific coast of No. America called also red cod 2. : a fish (Scorpaena cruenta) of southern Australia, Tasmania, and New …   Useful english dictionary

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