scaleless
adjective see scale III

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Scaleless — Scale less, a. Destitute of scales. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scaleless — lacking scales; usually in reference to species of fish that do not have scales such as catfishes but may refer to fish that have been scaled (2) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • scaleless — adjective a) Not having scales. b) Not having a reference for size, lacking anything to give a sense of scale …   Wiktionary

  • scaleless — scale·less || skeɪllɪs adj. lacking scales, not having a body covering composed of thin plates (in fish, reptiles, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scaleless — scale·less …   English syllables

  • scaleless —   Unahi ole …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • scaleless — adjective destitute of scales • Similar to: ↑unarmored, ↑unarmoured …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scaleless killifish — Taxobox name = Scaleless killifish status = DD | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Cyprinodontiformes familia = Cyprinodontidae genus = Kosswigichthys species = K. asquamatus binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • scaleless dragonfish —       any of the more than 180 species of marine fishes constituting the subfamily Melanostomiinae of the family Stomiidae (order Stomiiformes), with representatives inhabiting tropical regions of the major oceans. The name refers to the total… …   Universalium

  • scaleless dragonfishes — drakonžuvinės statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas šeima apibrėžtis Vandenynų batialė iki 4,5 km gelmės. 16 genčių, scaleless dragonfishes100 rūšių. Kūno ilgis – iki 40 cm. Turi fotoforus, skleidžiančius žalsvai baltą, rožinę ir… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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