Subbrachiales Sub*brach`i*a"les, n. pl. [NL. See {Sub-}, and {Brachial}.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of soft-finned fishes in which the ventral fins are situated beneath the pectorial fins, or nearly so. [1913 Webster]

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  • subbrachiales — sub·brach·i·a·les …   English syllables

  • subbrachiales — ˌsəbˌbrakēˈā(ˌ)lēz noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from plural of subbrachialis subbrachial in some especially former classifications : a division of soft finned fishes having the ventral fins beneath or nearly beneath the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Subbrachian — Sub*brach i*an, n. [Pref. sub + brachium.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Subbrachiales. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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