order Heterosomata

noun
flatfishes: halibut; sole; flounder; plaice; turbot; tonguefishes
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Acanthopterygii, ↑superorder Acanthopterygii
Member Meronyms:

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  • Heterosomata — noun flatfishes: halibut; sole; flounder; plaice; turbot; tonguefishes • Syn: ↑order Heterosomata, ↑order Pleuronectiformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Ac …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Heterosomata — Heterosomati Het e*ro*so ma*ti, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? other + ?, ?, body.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of fishes, comprising the flounders, halibut, sole, etc., having the body and head asymmetrical, with both eyes on one side. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • Bothidae — noun a family of fish of the order Heterosomata • Syn: ↑family Bothidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Heterosomata, ↑order Heterosomata, ↑order Pleuronectiformes …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Bothidae — noun a family of fish of the order Heterosomata • Syn: ↑Bothidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Heterosomata, ↑order Heterosomata, ↑order Pleuronectiformes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pleuronectidae — noun righteye flounders • Syn: ↑family Pleuronectidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Heterosomata, ↑order Heterosomata, ↑order Pleuronectiformes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Soleidae — noun soles • Syn: ↑family Soleidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Heterosomata, ↑order Heterosomata, ↑order Pleuronectiformes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acanthopterygii — noun teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays • Syn: ↑superorder Acanthopterygii • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Teleostei, ↑subclass Teleostei • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • superorder Acanthopterygii — noun teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays • Syn: ↑Acanthopterygii • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Teleostei, ↑subclass Teleostei • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

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