Ameiuridae
Ameiuridae Ameiuridae n. 1. 1 a family comprising the North American catfishes.

Syn: family {Ameiuridae}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Ameiurus — noun type genus of the Ameiuridae: bullhead catfishes • Syn: ↑genus Ameiurus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ameiuridae, ↑family Ameiuridae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   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

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  • order Siluriformes — noun an order of fish belonging to the superorder Malacopterygii including catfishes • Syn: ↑Siluriformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Malacopterygii, ↑superorder Malacopterygii • …   Useful english dictionary

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