lobe-finned
adjective see lobe-fin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • lobe-finned fish — noun any fish of the order Crossopterygii; most known only in fossil form • Syn: ↑crossopterygian, ↑lobefin • Hypernyms: ↑bony fish • Hyponyms: ↑coelacanth, ↑Latimeria chalumnae …   Useful english dictionary

  • lobe-finned fish — /lohb find / any fish that has rounded scales and lobed fins, as the coelacanth. Also called lobefin. * * * …   Universalium

  • lobe|fin — «LOHB FIHN», noun, or lobefin fish, = lobe finned fish. (Cf. ↑lobe finned fish) …   Useful english dictionary

  • lobe-finnedfish — lobe finned fish (lōbʹfĭnd ) n. A member of the subclass Crossopterygii, a group of bony fishes with paired rounded fins, suggesting limbs, that are extinct except for the coelacanths. The lobe finned fishes are regarded by some as ancestors of… …   Universalium

  • lobe-fin — noun Date: 1941 crossopterygian • lobe finned adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lobe-fin — noun see lobe finned fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • lobefin fish — lobe|fin «LOHB FIHN», noun, or lobefin fish, = lobe finned fish. (Cf. ↑lobe finned fish) …   Useful english dictionary

  • lobefin fish — lobe′fin fish [[t]ˈloʊbˌfɪn[/t]] also lobe′finned fish′ n. ich crossopterygian …   From formal English to slang

  • coelacanth — lobe finned fish long thought to be extinct Unusual Animals …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Tetrapod — Taxobox name = Tetrapods fossil range = Late Devonian to Recent image width = 200px image caption = A Fire Salamander. regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata superclassis = Tetrapoda superclassis authority = Broili, 1913… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”