Cycloganoidei
Cycloganoidei Cy`clo*ga*noi"de*i (s?"kl?-g?-noi"d?-?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ky`klos circle + NL. ganoidei. See {Ganoid}.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of ganoid fishes, having cycloid scales. The bowfin ({Amia calva}) is a living example. [1913 Webster]

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  • cycloganoidei — cy·clo·ganoidei …   English syllables

  • cycloganoidei — “+ noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from cycl + Ganoidei in some classifications : a group of ganoid fishes having cycloid scales, closely approaching the teleosts in structure, and including the bowfin as the only living… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amia calva — Cycloganoidei Cy clo*ga*noi de*i (s? kl? g? noi d? ?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ky klos circle + NL. ganoidei. See {Ganoid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of ganoid fishes, having cycloid scales. The bowfin ({Amia calva}) is a living example. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cycloganoid — Cy clo*ga noid (s? kl? g? noid or g?n oid), a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Cycloganoidei. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cycloganoid — Cy clo*ga noid, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Cycloganoidei. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amia — noun type genus of the Amiidae • Syn: ↑genus Amia • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Amiidae, ↑family Amiidae • Member Meronyms: ↑bowfin …   Useful english dictionary

  • amioidei — ˌamēˈȯidēˌī Etymology: New Latin, from Amia (I) + oidei synonym of cycloganoidei …   Useful english dictionary

  • dapedius — dəˈpēdēəs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Greek dapedon level surface, ground, from da (akin to Greek domos house) + pedon ground, earth more at timber, pedion : a genus of Mesozoic ganoid fishes of the order Cycloganoidei… …   Useful english dictionary

  • halecomorphi — ˌhaləkōˈmȯrˌfī Etymology: New Latin, from Latin Halec, genus of fish (from Latin halec, hallec, alec, allec fish brine) + New Latin o + morphi synonym of cycloganoidei …   Useful english dictionary

  • holostei — ēˌī noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from hol + ostei (from Greek osteon bone) more at osseous in many classifications : an order of ganoid fishes having a well developed bony skeleton and approaching teleosts in struct …   Useful english dictionary

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