leatherjack
leatherjack leatherjack n. any of several New World tropical fishes having tiny embedded scales; the leatherjacket[2].

Syn: leatherjacket. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • leatherjack — noun any of several New World tropical fishes having tiny embedded scales • Syn: ↑leatherjacket • Hypernyms: ↑jack • Member Holonyms: ↑Oligoplites, ↑genus Oligoplites …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carangidae — Taxobox name = Jacks, pompanos, horse mackerels and scads image width = 240px image caption = Malabar trevally, Carangoides malabaricus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Carangidae… …   Wikipedia

  • Leatherjacket fish — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • leatherjacket — n. 1. any of several brightly colored tropical filefishes. Syn: leatherfish. [WordNet 1.5] 2. any of several New World tropical fishes having tiny embedded scales. Syn: leatherjack. [WordNet 1.5] 3. The tough skinned larva of certain crane flies …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • John Smith (comics) — Infobox Comics creator name = John Smith imagesize = 150 caption = birthname = birthdate = location = deathdate = deathplace = nationality = British area = Writer alias = notable works = Devlin Waugh Indigo Prime awards = John Smith is a British… …   Wikipedia

  • leatherjacket — /ˈlɛðədʒækət / (say ledhuhjakuht) noun 1. (plural leatherjackets or leatherjacket) any of numerous species of fish, especially of the family Aleuteridae, having a roughened skin which can be removed in one piece like a jacket, and a prominent,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • genus Oligoplites — noun leatherjackets • Syn: ↑Oligoplites • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Carangidae, ↑family Carangidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • leatherjacket — noun 1. any of several brightly colored tropical filefishes • Syn: ↑leatherfish • Hypernyms: ↑filefish • Member Holonyms: ↑Monocanthus, ↑genus Monocanthus 2. any of several New World tropical fishes having tiny embedded scales …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oligoplites — noun leatherjackets • Syn: ↑genus Oligoplites • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Carangidae, ↑family Carangidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”