type genus of the Istiophoridae
Syn: ↑genus Istiophorus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Istiophoridae, ↑family Istiophoridae
Member Meronyms: ↑Atlantic sailfish, ↑Istiophorus albicans

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\\ˌistēˈäfərəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, irregular from Greek histion sail + New Latin -phorus; akin to Greek histanai to cause to stand — more at stand
: a small but widely distributed genus of fishes comprising the sailfishes (sense 1) and being type of the family Istiophoridae

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Histiophˈorus or Istiophˈorus noun
(Gr phoros bearer) a genus of swordfishes with a sail-like dorsal fin
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  • Istiophorus — …   Википедия

  • istiophorus — is·ti·oph·o·rus …   English syllables

  • Istiophorus albicans — Istiophorus albicans …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Istiophorus albicans — Istiophorus albicans …   Wikipédia en Français

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