Bony pike
Bony Bon"y, a. 1. Consisting of bone, or of bones; full of bones; pertaining to bones. [1913 Webster]

2. Having large or prominent bones. [1913 Webster]

{Bony fish} (Zo["o]l.), the menhaden.

{Bony pike} (Zo["o]l.), the gar pike ({Lepidosteus}). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bony pike — noun The American (and fossil) garfish • • • Main Entry: ↑bone …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bony — Bon y, a. 1. Consisting of bone, or of bones; full of bones; pertaining to bones. [1913 Webster] 2. Having large or prominent bones. [1913 Webster] {Bony fish} (Zo[ o]l.), the menhaden. {Bony pike} (Zo[ o]l.), the gar pike ({Lepidosteus}). [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bony fish — Bony Bon y, a. 1. Consisting of bone, or of bones; full of bones; pertaining to bones. [1913 Webster] 2. Having large or prominent bones. [1913 Webster] {Bony fish} (Zo[ o]l.), the menhaden. {Bony pike} (Zo[ o]l.), the gar pike ({Lepidosteus}).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pike — pike1 [pīk] n. a highway: now chiefly in the informal phrase come down the pike, to happen or appear pike2 [pīk] n. [Fr pique < piquer, to pierce, prick < VL * piccare: see PICADOR] a weapon, formerly used by foot soldiers, consisting of a… …   English World dictionary

  • pike — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English pīc pickax Date: 13th century 1. pikestaff 1 2. a sharp point or spike; also the tip of a spear • piked adjective II. noun Ety …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Northern pike — This article is about the fish. For the Canadian band, see The Northern Pikes. Northern Pike Northern pike Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Lepidosteus — Bony Bon y, a. 1. Consisting of bone, or of bones; full of bones; pertaining to bones. [1913 Webster] 2. Having large or prominent bones. [1913 Webster] {Bony fish} (Zo[ o]l.), the menhaden. {Bony pike} (Zo[ o]l.), the gar pike ({Lepidosteus}).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lepidosteus — ˈdästēəs Etymology: New Latin, from lepid + osteus synonym of lepisosteus * * * Lepidosˈteus noun (Gr osteon a bone) a genus of fishes with rhomboid scales hard like bone, the bony pike • • • Main Entry: ↑lepid …   Useful english dictionary

  • salmoniform — ▪ fish Introduction       any member of the order Salmoniformes, a diverse and complex group of fishes. The order consists of about 1,000 species in the freshwaters and in the oceans of the world. Included are the familiar trout, salmon, and pike …   Universalium

  • perciform — ▪ fish order Introduction       any member of the order Perciformes, a group of bony fishes with more than 6,000 species placed in about 150 families. The order is the largest group of fishes in the world today. Perciform fishes occur in… …   Universalium

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