order Pediculati

noun
anglers and batfishes; spiny-finned marine fishes having pectoral fins at the ends of armlike processes and a long movable spine on the dorsal fin to lure prey to the large mouth
Syn: ↑Pediculati
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Acanthopterygii, ↑superorder Acanthopterygii
Member Meronyms:

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  • Pediculati — noun anglers and batfishes; spiny finned marine fishes having pectoral fins at the ends of armlike processes and a long movable spine on the dorsal fin to lure prey to the large mouth • Syn: ↑order Pediculati • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pediculati — Pe*dic u*la ti, n. pl. [NL. See {Pedicle}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of fishes including the anglers. See Illust. of {Angler} and {Batfish}. [1913 Webster] …   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

  • 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

  • Antennariidae — noun frogfishes; tropical spiny finned marine fishes having large nearly vertical mouths; related to toadfishes and anglers • Syn: ↑family Antennariidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Pediculati, ↑order Pediculati …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lophiidae — noun large headed marine fishes comprising the anglers • Syn: ↑family Lophiidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Pediculati, ↑order Pediculati • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ogcocephalidae — noun batfishes: sluggish bottom dwelling spiny fishes • Syn: ↑family Ogcocephalidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Pediculati, ↑order Pediculati • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pediculate — I.  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ lə̇t, ˌlāt, usu d.+V adjective Etymology: New Latin pediculatus, from Latin pediculus footstalk + atus ate more at pedicle 1. : pedicellate 2. [New La …   Useful english dictionary

  • Batrachoididae — noun toadfishes; related to anglers and batfishes • Syn: ↑family Batrachoididae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Pediculati, ↑order Pediculati • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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