Lates
Lates La"tes, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a fish of the Nile.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of large percoid fishes, of which one species ({Lates Niloticus}) inhabits the Nile, and another ({Lates calcarifer}) is found in the Ganges and other Indian rivers. They are valued as food fishes. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lates — Lates …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lateş — láteş adj. m., pl. latéşi; f. sg. láteşă, pl. láteşe Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  LÁTEŞ lateşă (lateşi, lateşe) (despre coarne) Care sunt aduse în lături şi pe spate. /lat + suf. lateşeş …   Dicționar Român

  • Lates — (Cuv.), Gattung der Barsche …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • latès — ● latès nom masculin (grec latos) Grand poisson (serranidé) des eaux douces d Afrique et d Inde (1 m, 90 kg). [L espèce égyptienne, à la chair excellente, était vénérée au temps des pharaons.] …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lates — Taxobox name = Lates fossil range = Oligocene recent [Murray,A.M., Attia,Y.S. A new species of Lates (Teleostei: Perciformes) from the Lower Oligocene of Egypt , Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 2004, 24(2):299–308 ] image width = 250px image… …   Wikipedia

  • Lates — Lates …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lates — noun a genus of large percoid fishes of fresh and brackish water • Syn: ↑genus Lates • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Centropomidae, ↑family Centropomidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lates — This interesting name has two possible origins. The first, and most likely, being a topographic name for a worker at the barn(s) , deriving from the Olde Norse hlada meaning a barn . The surname from this source is first recorded towards the end… …   Surnames reference

  • Lates — baramundžiai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Lates angl. barramundis; perches rus. баррамунди; латесы ryšiai: platesnis terminas – baramundinės siauresnis terminas – baltasis baramundis siauresnis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • lâtes — accablâtes accolâtes accouplâtes acculâtes accumulâtes adulâtes affabulâtes affalâtes affilâtes affolâtes agenouillâtes aiguillâtes aillâtes allâtes amblâtes amoncelâtes annihilâtes annulâtes appareillâtes appelâtes articulâtes assemblâtes… …   Dictionnaire des rimes

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