Synentognathi
Synentognathi Syn`en*tog"na*thi, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. sy`n with + 'ento`s within + gna`qos jaw.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of fishes, resembling the Physoclisti, without spines in the dorsal, anal, and ventral fins. It includes the true flying fishes. [1913 Webster]

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  • Synentognathi — noun order of fishes having spineless fins; needlefishes; sauries; flying fishes; halfbeaks • Syn: ↑order Synentognathi • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Teleostei, ↑subclass Teleostei …   Useful english dictionary

  • synentognathi — syn·en·tog·na·thi …   English syllables

  • order Synentognathi — noun order of fishes having spineless fins; needlefishes; sauries; flying fishes; halfbeaks • Syn: ↑Synentognathi • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Teleostei, ↑subclass Teleostei …   Useful english dictionary

  • Exocoetidae — noun flying fishes; closely related to the halfbeaks • Syn: ↑family Exocoetidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Synentognathi, ↑order Synentognathi • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scombresocidae — noun only sauries • Syn: ↑Scomberesocidae, ↑family Scomberesocidae, ↑family Scombresocidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Synentognathi, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • animal order — noun the order of animals • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales, ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales, ↑Rickettsiales, ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Belonidae — noun ferocious fishes of warm regions resembling but unrelated to the freshwater gars • Syn: ↑family Belonidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Synentognathi, ↑order Synentognathi • …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Belonidae — noun ferocious fishes of warm regions resembling but unrelated to the freshwater gars • Syn: ↑Belonidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Synentognathi, ↑order Synentognathi • Member Merony …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Exocoetidae — noun flying fishes; closely related to the halfbeaks • Syn: ↑Exocoetidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Synentognathi, ↑order Synentognathi • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Hemiramphidae — noun halfbeaks; marine and freshwater fishes closely related to the flying fishes but not able to glide • Syn: ↑Hemiramphidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Synentognathi, ↑order Synentognathi …   Useful english dictionary

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