Palometa simillima
Palometa Pa`lo*me"ta, n. (Zo["o]l.) A type of pompano ({Palometa simillima}) that is smaller than the Florida pompano; it is common in West Indies. Called also the {California pompano}.

Syn: California pompano, {Palometa simillima}. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


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  • Palometa simillima — Palometa Pa lo*me ta, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A type of pompano ({Palometa simillima}) that is smaller than the Florida pompano; it is common in West Indies. Called also the {California pompano}. Syn: California pompano, {Palometa simillima}. [1913 Webster …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Palometa simillima — noun smaller than Florida pompano; common in West Indies • Syn: ↑palometa, ↑California pompano • Hypernyms: ↑butterfish, ↑stromateid fish, ↑stromateid • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Palometa — Pa lo*me ta, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A type of pompano ({Palometa simillima}) that is smaller than the Florida pompano; it is common in West Indies. Called also the {California pompano}. Syn: California pompano, {Palometa simillima}. [1913 Webster +… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • palometa — noun smaller than Florida pompano; common in West Indies • Syn: ↑California pompano, ↑Palometa simillima • Hypernyms: ↑butterfish, ↑stromateid fish, ↑stromateid • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Palometa — noun a genus of Stromateidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Stromateidae, ↑family Stromateidae • Member Meronyms: ↑palometa, ↑California pompano, ↑P …   Useful english dictionary

  • California pompano — Palometa Pa lo*me ta, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A type of pompano ({Palometa simillima}) that is smaller than the Florida pompano; it is common in West Indies. Called also the {California pompano}. Syn: California pompano, {Palometa simillima}. [1913 Webster …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • California pompano — noun smaller than Florida pompano; common in West Indies • Syn: ↑palometa, ↑Palometa simillima • Hypernyms: ↑butterfish, ↑stromateid fish, ↑stromateid • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stromateid — noun small marine fish with a short compressed body and feeble spines • Syn: ↑butterfish, ↑stromateid fish • Hypernyms: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid, ↑percoidean • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stromateid fish — noun small marine fish with a short compressed body and feeble spines • Syn: ↑butterfish, ↑stromateid • Hypernyms: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid, ↑percoidean • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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