genus Toxotes

noun
type genus of the Toxotidae
Syn: ↑Toxotes
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Toxotidae, ↑family Toxotidae
Member Meronyms: ↑archerfish, ↑Toxotes jaculatrix

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

  • Toxotes jaculatrix — noun any of several small freshwater fishes that catch insects by squirting water at them and knocking them into the water; found in Indonesia and Australia • Syn: ↑archerfish • Hypernyms: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid, ↑percoidean • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Toxotes — Tox o*tes, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? an archer.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of fishes comprising the archer fishes. See {Archer fish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toxotes — noun a) A genus of fishes comprising the archerfishes. b) A Greek archer armed with a short Greek bow and a short sword …   Wiktionary

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

  • Archerfish — Taxobox name = Archerfish image caption = Banded archerfish, Toxotes jaculatrix regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Toxotidae genus = Toxotes genus authority = Cuvier, 1816 subdivision ranks …   Wikipedia

  • Big scale archerfish — Taxobox name = Big scale archerfish status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Toxotidae genus = Toxotes species = T. oligolepis binomial = Toxotes oligolepis …   Wikipedia

  • archerfish — noun any of several small freshwater fishes that catch insects by squirting water at them and knocking them into the water; found in Indonesia and Australia • Syn: ↑Toxotes jaculatrix • Hypernyms: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid, ↑percoidean • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Toxotidae — noun archerfishes • Syn: ↑Toxotidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑order Percomorphi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Toxotidae — noun archerfishes • Syn: ↑family Toxotidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑order Percomorphi …   Useful english dictionary

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