Selacha
Selachii Se*la"chi*i, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ??? a fish having cartilages instead of bones.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of elasmobranchs including the sharks and rays; the Plagiostomi. Called also {Selacha}, {Selache}, and {Selachoidei}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Selache — Selachii Se*la chi*i, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ??? a fish having cartilages instead of bones.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of elasmobranchs including the sharks and rays; the Plagiostomi. Called also {Selacha}, {Selache}, and {Selachoidei}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Selachii — Se*la chi*i, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ??? a fish having cartilages instead of bones.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of elasmobranchs including the sharks and rays; the Plagiostomi. Called also {Selacha}, {Selache}, and {Selachoidei}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Selachoidei — Selachii Se*la chi*i, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ??? a fish having cartilages instead of bones.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of elasmobranchs including the sharks and rays; the Plagiostomi. Called also {Selacha}, {Selache}, and {Selachoidei}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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