Mugiloidea
Mugiloidea Mugiloidea prop. n. A suborder of fishes distinguished by abdominal pelvic fins, including the families {Mugilidae}; {Atherinidae}; and {Sphyraenidae}.

Syn: suborder Mugiloidea. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Mugiloidea — noun fishes distinguished by abdominal pelvic fins: families Mugilidae; Atherinidae; Sphyraenidae • Syn: ↑suborder Mugiloidea • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomo …   Useful english dictionary

  • mugiloidea — mu·gi·loi·dea …   English syllables

  • suborder Mugiloidea — noun fishes distinguished by abdominal pelvic fins: families Mugilidae; Atherinidae; Sphyraenidae • Syn: ↑Mugiloidea • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mugiloid — I. ˈmyüjəˌlȯid adjective Etymology: New Latin Mugiloidea 1. : of or relating to the Mugiloidea 2. : resembling a gray mullet II. noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mugilidae — noun grey mullets • Syn: ↑family Mugilidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Mugiloidea, ↑suborder Mugiloidea • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sphyraenidae — noun monotypic family of large active fishes of tropical and subtropical waters: barracuda • Syn: ↑family Sphyraenidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Mugiloidea, ↑suborder Mugiloidea …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • Atherinidae — noun small spiny finned fishes of both salt and fresh water • Syn: ↑family Atherinidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Mugiloidea, ↑suborder Mugiloidea • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Atherinidae — noun small spiny finned fishes of both salt and fresh water • Syn: ↑Atherinidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Mugiloidea, ↑suborder Mugiloidea • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Mugilidae — noun grey mullets • Syn: ↑Mugilidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Mugiloidea, ↑suborder Mugiloidea • Member Meronyms: ↑mulle …   Useful english dictionary

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