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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
Phrases 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 Alexandrina
- species Alectis alexandrinus
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alectis
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by John F. Mariani
The African pompano (Alectis) isalso called the“threadfin” or “threadfish,” but the “ Florida pompano,” sometimes known as the “Irish pompano,” is more easily found at ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Alectis indicus (plumed trevally) See CARANGIDAE. alevin The yolkbearing larva of salmon and trout species. Aleyrodidae (whitefly; order *Hemiptera, suborder * Homoptera) Family of small, sapsucking insects in which all generations and ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
The threadfish ( Alectis ciliaris). SUNFLOWER (probably so called from its yellow radiate disk), Helianthus. A genus of large herbs of the order Composites, containing numerous, ...
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 ...
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
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 end. cobbler-fish, n. 2. See *Alectis. cobbra (kob'rä), n. [Also cobra, kobbera : nacoccidioid Coblentz ...
The thread-fish, Alectis ciliaris, a fish with long filamentous dorsal and anal rays.-Cobbler's chest. See orchest 1.-Cobbler's end, a waxed end. cobbler-fish, m . 2. See *Alectis. cobbra (kob'rã), n. [Also cobra, kobbera : native Australian.] ...
by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
The African pompano, or threadfish (Alectis crinitis), of the Atlantic and eastern Pacific, is 35 in. (90 cm) long and has long, threadlike rays extending from the dorsal and anal fins. The Pacific pompano (Peprilus simillimus) is in the family Stro- ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
The African pompano, or threadfish (Alectis criniris). of the Atlantic and E Pacific, is 35 in. (90 cm) ...
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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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