Horsefish
Horsefish Horse"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The moonfish ({Selene setipinnis}). (b) The sauger. [1913 Webster]

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  • horsefish — noun any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies • Syn: ↑moonfish, ↑Atlantic moonfish, ↑horsehead, ↑horse head, ↑dollarfish, ↑Selene setapinnis • Hypernyms: ↑carangid fish, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • horsefish — Moonfish Moon fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An American marine fish ({Vomer setipennis}); called also {bluntnosed shiner}, {horsefish}, and {sunfish}. (b) A broad, thin, silvery marine fish ({Selene vomer}); called also {lookdown}, and {silver… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horsefish — /hawrs fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) horsefish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) horsefishes. moonfish (def. 1). [1635 45; HORSE + FISH] * * * …   Universalium

  • horsefish — beras statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Bero elegans angl. elegant sculpin; horsefish; racehorse rus. элегантный беро ryšiai: platesnis terminas – berai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Antarctic horsefish — dygioji antarktinė kiauliasnukė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Zanclorhynchus spinifer angl. Antarctic horsefish rus. колючий свинорыл занклоринх ryšiai: platesnis terminas – antarktinės… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • spine-nosed horsefish — dygioji kiauliasnukė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Congiopodus spinifer angl. spine nosed horsefish rus. колючий конгиопод; колючий свинорыл ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastosios kiauliasnukės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • smooth horsefish — Pietų Afrikos kiauliasnukė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Congiopodus torvus angl. racehorse; sea horse; smooth horsefish rus. капский конгиопод ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastosios… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Selene setipinnis — Horsefish Horse fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The moonfish ({Selene setipinnis}). (b) The sauger. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Congiopodidae — Pigfishes and horsefishes Alert pigfish, Alertichthys blacki Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Blunt-nosed shiner — Shiner Shin er, n. That which shines. Specifically: (a) A luminary. (b) A bright piece of money. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Has she the shiners, d ye think? Foote. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] (c) (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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