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Definition of the noun Alectis crinitus
What does Alectis crinitus mean as a name of something?
Alectis crinitus is a species of Alectis, described by Mitchill in 1826.
- synonym: species Alectis crinitus
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Actinopterygii
- order: Perciformes
- family: Carangidae
- genus: Alectis
- species: Alectis ciliaris
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Alectis crinitus.–2. The cutlas-fish. See cut under Trichiurus. *Screws and taps. thread-tailed which consists of about 4 Brazilian climbing or epiphytic shrubs with large crimson flowerspendent on long peduncles, to which this name, as also ...
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 cordonnier or cobbler-fish, Alectis crinitus. — 2. The out- las-fish. See cut under Trichiurus. thread-flower (thred'flou'er), n. A plant of the genus Nematanthus, of the family Gesneriaceee, thread-tailed which consists of about 4 Brazilian ...
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
An American carangoid fish, Alectis crinitus, with compressed body, rudimentary dorsal spines, and the first five or six rays of the dorsal and anal fins elongated and filiform: named from the lo' rays, which resemble, a cobbler's strings.
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