Acanthopterygious
Acanthopterygious \Ac`an*thop`ter*yg"i*ous\, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having fins in which the rays are hard and spinelike; spiny-finned. [1913 Webster]

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  • acanthopterygious — adjective Having fins in which the rays are hard and spinelike; spiny finned …   Wiktionary

  • acanthopterygious — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acanthopterous — Ac an*thop ter*ous, a. [Gr. ? spine + ? wing.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Spiny winged. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Acanthopterygious. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scomber — Scom ber, n. [L., a mackerel, Gr. sko mbros.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of acanthopterygious fishes which includes the common mackerel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acanthopterous — adjective a) Spiny winged. b) Acanthopterygious …   Wiktionary

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