Ichthyoid
Ichthyoid Ich"thy*oid, Ichthyoidal Ich`thy*oid"al, a. [Gr. ?: 'ichqy`s, -y`os, a fish + e'i^dos form.] (Zo["o]l.) Somewhat like a fish; having some of the characteristics of fishes; -- said of some amphibians. [1913 Webster]

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  • ichthyoid — [ik′thē oid΄] adj. [Gr ichthyoeidēs: see ICHTHYO & OID] like a fish n. a fishlike vertebrate …   English World dictionary

  • ichthyoid — Fish shaped. [ichthyo + G. eidos, resemblance] * * * ich·thy·oid ik thē .ȯid adj resembling or characteristic of a fish <an ichthyoid odor> * * * ich·thy·oid (ikґthe oid) [ichthyo + oid] resembling a fish; shaped like a fish …   Medical dictionary

  • ichthyoid — 1) fish like 2) hagfishes and lampreys, similar to fishes but not true fishes …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ichthyoid — /ik thee oyd /, adj. 1. Also, ichthyoidal. fishlike. n. 2. any fishlike vertebrate. [1850 55; < Gk ichthyoeidés. See ICHTHY , OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • ichthyoid — 1. adjective Characteristic of fish 2. noun Any fish, or other vertebrate having the form of a fish …   Wiktionary

  • ichthyoid — adj. resembling a fish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ichthyoid — [ ikθɪɔɪd] adjective archaic fishlike. noun any fishlike vertebrate …   English new terms dictionary

  • ichthyoid — ich·thy·oid …   English syllables

  • ichthyoid — /ˈɪkθiɔɪd/ (say iktheeoyd) adjective Also, ichthyoidal /ɪkθiˈɔɪdl/ (say ikthee oydl). 1. fish like. –noun 2. any fish like vertebrate. {Greek ichthyoeidēs fish like. See oid} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ichthyoid — adj. & n. adj. fishlike. n. any fishlike vertebrate …   Useful english dictionary

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