Siluroid
Siluroid Si*lu"roid, n. [Silurus + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Belonging to the Siluroidei, or Nematognathi, an order of fishes including numerous species, among which are the American catfishes and numerous allied fresh-water species of the Old World, as the sheatfish ({Silurus glanis}) of Europe. -- n. A siluroid fish. [1913 Webster]

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  • siluroid — si·lu·roid …   English syllables

  • siluroid — I. u̇ˌrȯid adjective Etymology: New Latin Siluroidea : of or relating to the Siluroidea II. noun ( s) : a fish of the suborder Siluroidea : catfish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Silurus glanis — Siluroid Si*lu roid, n. [Silurus + oid.] (Zo[ o]l.) Belonging to the Siluroidei, or Nematognathi, an order of fishes including numerous species, among which are the American catfishes and numerous allied fresh water species of the Old World, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Sheatfish — Sheat fish , n. [Cf. dial. G. scheid, schaid, schaiden.] (Zo[ o]l.) A European siluroid fish ({Silurus glanis}) allied to the cat fishes. It is the largest fresh water fish of Europe, sometimes becoming six feet or more in length. See {Siluroid} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silurus glanis — Sheatfish Sheat fish , n. [Cf. dial. G. scheid, schaid, schaiden.] (Zo[ o]l.) A European siluroid fish ({Silurus glanis}) allied to the cat fishes. It is the largest fresh water fish of Europe, sometimes becoming six feet or more in length. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • AElurichthys marinus — Sea catfish Sea cat fish Sea cat Sea cat (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The wolf fish. (b) Any marine siluroid fish, as {[AE]lurichthys marinus}, and {Arinus felis}, of the eastern coast of the United States. Many species are found on the coasts of Central and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arinus felis — Sea catfish Sea cat fish Sea cat Sea cat (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The wolf fish. (b) Any marine siluroid fish, as {[AE]lurichthys marinus}, and {Arinus felis}, of the eastern coast of the United States. Many species are found on the coasts of Central and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arius felis — Catfish Cat fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A name given in the United States to various species of siluroid fishes; as, the yellow cat (Amiurus natalis); the bind cat ({Gronias nigrilabrus}); the mud cat ({Pilodictic oilwaris}), the stone cat ({Noturus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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