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Definition of the noun Alphestes
What does Alphestes mean as a name of something?
Alphestes is a genus of Serranidae, described by Bloch & Schneider in 1801.
- synonyms: genus Alphestes / Prospinus / genus Prospinus
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Actinopterygii
- order: Perciformes
- family: Serranidae
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Alphestes is a genus of Epinephelini.
Phrases with Alphestes
Phrases starting with the word Alphestes:
- Alphestes afer
- Alphestes Sambra
- Alphestes Fasciatus
- Alphestes immaculatus
- Alphestes Galapagensis
- Alphestes multiguttatus
Phrase ending with the word Alphestes:
Other phrases containing the word Alphestes:
- species Alphestes afer
- Species Alphestes Sambra
- Species Alphestes Fasciatus
- species Alphestes immaculatus
- species Alphestes multiguttatus
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alphestes
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ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI. (1771)
ALPHESTES, in ichthyology, an obsolete name os a species oslabrus. See Lnsaus. ALPHETA, in astronomy, the same withlucida coroncc. See LUCIDA Can -owe. ALPHlTlDlON. a term sor a sracture, wherein the bone is croshed to pieces.
Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)
ALPHESTES, in ichthyology, the name of a fish, called by others cinxduj, seeming to approach very much to the turdui or nurajse kind, but having the rays of its back-tin prickly all the way to the tail ; whereas the turJi have only the anterior rays ...
ALPHESTES, in ichthyology, an obsolete name of a species of labrus. See Laikus. ALPHETA, in astronomy, the fame wiihlncida coronx. See Lucida Cor- onæ.
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
Alphestes, Cuv. ; Alphestes Gambra, Schn. Body broad, back arched ; upper lip deeply notched within ; pectoral and ventral fins pointed ; caudal semilunar ; interstices of the rays of the dorsal and the base of it, of the anal and caudal, scaly.
A small sea-bass, Alphestes afer, of the family Serranidae. [Cuba.] Guastalline (gwā'sta-lin), n. [It. Guastalla, name of the foundress.] ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica0 (1771)
Or, a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treaties Or Systems ... : in Three Volumes. A-B
ALPHESTES, in ichthyology, an obfolete name of a fpecies of labrus. See La s Rus.
Encyclopaedia Britannica (1771)
Or, A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences
ALPHESTES, in ichthyology, an obsolete name of a specie' oslabrus. See LAsKus. ALPHETA, in astronomy, the same withlucida coronx. See LUCIDA COR 'ONlI-Z. ALPHlTIDION, a term sor a Fracture, wherein the bone is crushed to pieces.
with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge
A small sea-bass, Alphestes afer, of the family Serranidae. [Cuba.] lline (gwä'sta- lin), n. [It. Guastalla, name of the foundress.] A member of a female religious order founded in 1534 by Coun: Guastalla, and known as Angelicals (which See ).
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ALPHESTES, in ichthyology, a name by which some call a species- of labrus. _ See the article LABRUS. ALPHETA, in astronomy, the same with lricida coronce. See LUCIDA Corone, ALPHlTIDION, award-w, from akþr'lq', flour', a kind os ...
by William Dwight Whitney
A small sea-bass, Alphestes afer, of the family Serranidse. [Cuba.] Guastalline (gwa'sta-Un), n. [It. Guastalla, name of the foundress.] ...
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