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Alphestes

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.

Alphestes is a genus of Epinephelini.

Phrases with Alphestes

Phrases starting with the word Alphestes:

  1. Alphestes afer
  2. Alphestes Gembra
  3. Alphestes Sambra
  4. Alphestes Fasciatus
  5. Alphestes immaculatus
  6. Alphestes Scholanderi
  7. Alphestes Galapagensis
  8. Alphestes multiguttatus

Phrase ending with the word Alphestes:

  1. genus Alphestes

Other phrases containing the word Alphestes:

  1. species Alphestes afer
  2. Species Alphestes Gembra
  3. Species Alphestes Sambra
  4. Species Alphestes Fasciatus
  5. species Alphestes immaculatus
  6. Species Alphestes Scholanderi
  7. Species Alphestes Galapagensis
  8. species Alphestes multiguttatus

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alphestes

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

ALPHESTES, in ichthyology, an obsolete name of a species of labrus. See Laikus. ALPHETA, in astronomy, the fame wiihlncida coronx. See Lucida Cor- onæ.

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

A small sea-bass, Alphestes afer, of the family Serranidae. [Cuba.] Guastalline (gwā'sta-lin), n. [It. Guastalla, name of the foundress.] ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana: Miscellaneous and lexicographical (1845)

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.

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

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.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1910)

A small sea-bass, Alphestes afer, of the family Serranidae. [Cuba.] ine (gwā'sta- lin), n. [It. Guastalla, name of the foundress.] A member of a female religious order founded in 1534 by Countess Guastalla, and known as Angelicals (which see).

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

ALPHESTES, in ichthyology, the name of a fish, called by others cimtdus, seeming to approach very much to the turdus or lurajfe kind, but having the rays of its back-fin prickly all the way to the tail ; whereas the turdi have only the anterior rays ...

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1754)

Comprehending All the Branches of Useful Knowledge, with Accurate Descriptions as Well of the Various Machines, Instruments, Tools, Figures, and Schemes Necessary for Illustrating Them, as of the Classes, Kinds, Preparations, and Uses of Natural Productions, Whether Animals, Vegetables, Minerals, Fossils, Or Fluids; Together with the Kingdoms, Provinces, Cities, Towns, and Other Remarkable Places Throughout the World by Society of Arts (Great Britain). Society of Gentlemen, Thomas Jefferys

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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.

Google previewA copious dictionary in three parts ... Third edition, etc (1674)

by Francis GOULDMAN

Alphestes,Gesn.

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

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 ).

Google previewTHE NEW ROYAL CYCLOPAEDIA; OR, MODERN UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY OF Arts and Sciences (1790)

ON ENTIRE NEW AND APPROVED PLAN, AND INCLUDING ALL THE Modern Discoveries and Latest Improvements on the Various Subject. CONTAINING A NEW, FULL ... DIGEST AND DISPLAY OF THE WHOLE Theory and Practice of the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, AND ALL THE VARIOUS RESPECTIVE SCIENCES, HUMAN AND DIVINE. Alphabetically Arranged, and Digested in the Most Complete, Regular, and Systematical Manner. Together with Full, Clear, and Satisfactory EXPLANATIONS of ALL THE VARIOUS DETACHED PARTS OF KNOWLEDGE, ACCORDING TO THE BEST AND MOST RESPECTABLE AUTHORITIES. Comprizing a Regular and General Course of ANCIENT AND MODERN LITERATURE, From the Very Earliest Ages of the World, Down to the Present Time. Including All the Latest DISCOVERIES and IMPROVEMENTS in the Various Branches of the ARTS and SCIENCES, PARTICULARLY Acoustics ... Zoology, &c. &c. &c. The Whole Entirely Freed from the Many Errors ... of Other Writers on the Various Subject; And Forming a More METHODICAL, INTELLIGENT, and COMPLETE REPOSITORY of GENERAL and UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE, Than Any Other Cyclopaedia ... in the English Language. Illustrated with Near Two Hundred Very Large Superb COPPER-PLATES, Accurately Descriptive of All the Numerous and Various Important Subjects to which They Refer. IN THREE LARGE HANDOSME VOLUMES. by George Shelby Howard

- ALPHESTES, in natural history, ...

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