order Cypriniformes

noun
an order of animals including almost entirely freshwater fishes: characins; loaches; carp; suckers; sometimes classified as a suborder of Ostariophysi
Syn: ↑Cypriniformes
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Malacopterygii, ↑superorder Malacopterygii
Member Meronyms:

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  • Cypriniformes — n. an order of fishes including almost entirely freshwater fishes: characins; loaches; carp; suckers; sometimes classified as {Cyprinoidea}, a suborder of {Ostariophysi}. Syn: order {Cypriniformes}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cypriniformes — Loach redirects here. For other uses, see Loach (disambiguation). Cypriniformes Temporal range: Paleocene–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • Cypriniformes — Karpfenartige Karausche (Carassius carassius) Systematik Reihe: Knochenfische (Osteichthyes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cypriniformes — noun an order of animals including almost entirely freshwater fishes: characins; loaches; carp; suckers; sometimes classified as a suborder of Ostariophysi • Syn: ↑order Cypriniformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Malacopterygii …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Ostariophysi — noun in some classifications considered a superorder comprising the Cypriniformes and the Siluriformes • Syn: ↑Ostariophysi • Hypernyms: ↑soft finned fish, ↑malacopterygian …   Useful english dictionary

  • animal order — noun the order of animals • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales, ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales, ↑Rickettsiales, ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cyprinoidea — Cypriniformes Cypriniformes n. an order of fishes including almost entirely freshwater fishes: characins; loaches; carp; suckers; sometimes classified as {Cyprinoidea}, a suborder of {Ostariophysi}. Syn: order {Cypriniformes}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phoxinus saylori — Conservation status Endangered (ESA) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Karpfenartige — Karausche (Carassius carassius) Systematik Teilklasse: Echte Knochenfische (Teleostei) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Characiformes — Temporal range: Early Cretaceous–Recent …   Wikipedia

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