Squaloid
Squaloid Squa"loid (skw[=a]"loid), a. [NL. Squalus a genus of sharks (fr. L. squalus a kind of sea fish) + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Like or pertaining to a shark or sharks. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • squaloid — 1. adjective Characteristic of a shark or dogfish 2. noun Any dogfish of the family Squalidae …   Wiktionary

  • squaloid — squa·loid …   English syllables

  • squaloid — ˈskwāˌlȯid adjective Etymology: New Latin Squalus + oid 1. : resembling a shark 2. [New Latin Squaloidea] : of or relating to the Squaloidea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cookiecutter shark — For other species of cookiecutter sharks, see Isistius. Cookiecutter shark Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Black dogfish — Conservation status Least Concern ( …   Wikipedia

  • Aiguillat noir — Aiguillat noir …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Squalelet féroce — Squalelet féroce …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Florida Museum of Natural History — Coordinates: 29°38′09″N 82°22′13″W / 29.63583°N 82.37028°W / 29.63583; 82.37028 …   Wikipedia

  • Demersal fish — Bluespotted ribbontail ray resting on the seafloor Demersal fish live on or near the bottom of the sea or lakes.[1] They occupy the sea floors and lake beds, which usually consist of mud, sand, gravel or rocks …   Wikipedia

  • Portuguese dogfish — Conservation status …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”