Fishlike
Fishlike Fish"like, a. Like fish; suggestive of fish; having some of the qualities of fish. [1913 Webster]

A very ancient and fishlike smell. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • fishlike — adjective a) Having some characteristics of a fish. b) Similar to that of a fish; as, fishlike scales, fishlike eyes See Also: fishy …   Wiktionary

  • fishlike — adjective see fish I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fishlike — like fish, suggestive of fish; having some of the qualities of fish like fish, suggestive of fish; having some of the qualities of fish …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • chondrichthian — /kon drik thee euhn/, n. any member of the class Chondrichthyes, comprising the cartilaginous fishes. [ < NL, equiv. to chondr CHONDR + Gk ichthýes (pl.) fish] * * * ▪ fish class Introduction class name  Chondrichthyes,  or  Selachii    any… …   Universalium

  • fish — fishless, adj. /fish/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) fishes, v. n. 1. any of various cold blooded, aquatic vertebrates, having gills, commonly fins, and typically an elongated body covered with …   Universalium

  • Fish — /fish/, n. Hamilton, 1808 93, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1869 77. * * * I Any of more than 24,000 species of cold blooded vertebrates found worldwide in fresh and salt water. Living species range from the primitive lampreys and hagfishes… …   Universalium

  • ichthyosaur — ichthyosaurian, adj., n. ichthyosauroid, adj. /ik thee euh sawr /, n. any fishlike marine reptile of the extinct order Ichthyosauria, ranging from 4 to 40 ft. (1.2 to 12 m) in length and having a round, tapering body, a large head, four… …   Universalium

  • integument — /in teg yeuh meuhnt/, n. 1. a natural covering, as a skin, shell, or rind. 2. any covering, coating, enclosure, etc. [1605 15; < L integumentum a covering. See IN 2, TEGUMENT] Syn. 1. cortex, involucre, involucrum. * * * Covering of the body,… …   Universalium

  • Recapitulation theory — The theory of recapitulation, also called the biogenetic law or embryological parallelism and often expressed as ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny is a disproven hypothesis that in developing from embryo to adult, animals go through stages… …   Wikipedia

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