Characinidae
Characinidae \Characinidae\ n. former name of the family {Characidae}.

Syn: family {Characinidae}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Characinidae — noun former name of the Characidae • Syn: ↑family Characinidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family * * * ˌkarəˈsinəˌdē Etymology: New Latin, from Characinus, type genus (from Greek …   Useful english dictionary

  • characinidae — char·a·cin·i·dae …   English syllables

  • family Characinidae — noun former name of the Characidae • Syn: ↑Characinidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fish family — noun any of various families of fish • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Cobitidae, ↑family Cobitidae, ↑Cyprinidae, ↑family Cyprinidae, ↑Electrophoridae, ↑family Electrophori …   Useful english dictionary

  • characid — characin characin n. any freshwater fish of the family {Characinidae}; also called {characid}. Syn: characin fish, characid. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • characid — n. any freshwater fish of the family {Characinidae}; also called {characin}. Syn: characin, characin fish. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • characin — n. any freshwater fish of the family {Characinidae}; also called {characid}. Syn: characin fish, characid. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • characin — characid characid n. any freshwater fish of the family {Characinidae}; also called {characin}. Syn: characin, characin fish. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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