Gonorhynchus

noun
slender cylindrical marine fishes lacking air bladders and teeth
Syn: ↑genus Gonorhynchus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Gonorhynchidae, ↑family Gonorhynchidae
Member Meronyms: ↑beaked salmon, ↑sandfish, ↑Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus

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\\ˌgänəˈriŋkəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, irregular from goni- + -rhynchus
: a genus of slender cylindrical marine fishes without adipose fin, air bladder, or teeth that constitutes a family (Gonorhynchidae) and is the sole surviving representative of a distinct suborder of the order Isospondyli

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  • genus Gonorhynchus — noun slender cylindrical marine fishes lacking air bladders and teeth • Syn: ↑Gonorhynchus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Gonorhynchidae, ↑family Gonorhynchidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

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  • beaked salmon — noun fish of sandy areas of western Pacific and Indian oceans having an angular snout for burrowing into sand • Syn: ↑sandfish, ↑Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus • Hypernyms: ↑soft finned fish, ↑malacopterygian • Member Holonyms: ↑Gonorhyn …   Useful english dictionary

  • sandfish — noun 1. either of two small silvery scaleless fishes of the northern Pacific that burrow into sand • Hypernyms: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid, ↑percoidean • Member Holonyms: ↑Trichodontidae, ↑family Trichodontidae 2. fish of sandy areas of western… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sandfische — Gonorynchus greyi Systematik Kohorte: Ostarioclupeomorpha Unterkohorte: Ostariophysi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • family Gonorhynchidae — noun coextensive with the genus Gonorhynchus • Syn: ↑Gonorhynchidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Isospondyli, ↑order Isospondyli • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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