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Definition of the noun alectis
What does alectis mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- a genus of Carangidae
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Alectis: genus Alectis
- more generic term: fish genus = any of various genus of fish
- member of: Carangidae / family Carangidae = large family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails
- member: Alectis ciliaris / thread-fish / threadfish = fish having greatly elongated front rays on dorsal and anal fins
Phrases with Alectis
Phrases starting with the word Alectis:
- Alectis indica
- Alectis Cilaris
- Alectis indicus
- alectis ciliaris
- Alectis crinitus
- Alectis Cilliaris
- Alectis Temmincki
- Alectis Alexandrina
- Alectis alexandrinus
- Alectis Breviventralis
Phrase ending with the word Alectis:
Other phrases containing the word Alectis:
- species Alectis indica
- Species Alectis Cilaris
- species Alectis indicus
- species Alectis crinitus
- Species Alectis Cilliaris
- Species Alectis Temmincki
- species Alectis alexandrinus
- Species Alectis Breviventralis
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( Alectis ciliaris) . SUNIXOW'ER (probably so called from its yellow radiate disk), Helianthus. A genus of large herbs of the family Composite, containing numerous, mostly perennial, species, all natives of America.
The thread-fish, Alectis ciliaris, a fish with long filamentous dorsal and anal rays.–Cobbler's chest. See *chest 1.–Cobbler's end, a waxed ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
The thread-fish, Alectis ciliaris, a fish with long filamentous dorsal and anal rays Cobbler's chest. See -kchestl.— Cobbler's end, a waxed ...
by William Dwight Whitney
See *Alectis. cobbra (kob'rii), n. [Also cobra, kobbera: native Australian.] The head ; the top of a thing. coccidioid Coblentz stoneware. See *stonetcare. Coblentzian(kob-lent'si- an), ...
Alectis (a-lek'tis), n. [NL., said to be (Gr. ãMexrop, a cock..] A genus of Carangidae remarkable for its long threadlike fin-rays: hence known as the cobbler-fish. alectorioid (a-lek-tó'ri-oid), a. [alectoria + -oid.] Resembling the thailus of the iichen ...
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Photo about Alectis
African Pompano (Alectis ciliaris)
Magic Rocks, Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, INDONESIA
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Scrabble value of A1L1E1C3T1I1S1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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