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Definition of the noun Amiurus

What does Amiurus mean as a name of something?

Amiurus is a genus of Ictaluridae, described by Agassiz in 1846.

Amiurus is a genus of Siluridae.

Amiurus is a genus of Siluridae.

Phrases with Amiurus

Phrases starting with the word Amiurus:

  1. Amiurus Catus
  2. Amiurus Dugesii
  3. Amiurus Brunneus
  4. Amiurus Vulgaris
  5. Amiurus Australis
  6. Amiurus Mexicanus
  7. Amiurus Nebulosus

Phrase ending with the word Amiurus:

  1. Genus Amiurus

Other phrases containing the word Amiurus:

  1. Species Amiurus Catus
  2. Species Amiurus Brunneus
  3. Species Amiurus Vulgaris
  4. Species Amiurus Mexicanus
  5. Species Amiurus Nebulosus
  6. Species Amiurus Meridionalis

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amiurus

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Google previewStoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana (1886)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature, and Companion to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. (9th Ed.) and to All Other Encyclopaedias

Among those most used for food are the mud cat or vellow cat of the Mississippi Valley and Southern States, a fish which reaches a weight of from 50 to 75 pounds ; Amiurus catus, the bull-head, horned pout, or cat-fish of the Schuylkill and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

The largest of the American species is the great fork-tailed Mississippi cat ( Amiurus lacustris), which inhabits all the lakes and big rivers from the Saskatchewan and Great Lakes to Florida and Texas, and reaches a weight of 150 pounds or ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1896)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature by William Harrison De Puy, T. S. Baynes

Amiuriua : Amiurus, Hopladelus, Noturus. C. Pi'julodiiia : Platystoma, Sorubim, Hemisornbim, Platystomatichthys, Phractoccphalus, Piramutana, Platy- nematichthys, Piratinga, Bagropsis, Sciades, Pimelodus, Pirinampus, Conorhynchus, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1903)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

Catfish (Amiurus): see Amiurus.

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

The same genus {Amiurus) contains several other species often termed mud cats . The stone cats belong to the genus Noturus, are small, comparatively Blender, dark-hued, and inflict poisoned wounds. Another genus, the channel cats ...

Google previewA Standard Dictionary of the English Language ... (1906)

by Isaac Kaufman Funk

A North-American siluroid fish, as a bullhead (Amiurus), a stoneecat (Noturus), a. channel-cat (Ictalurus), a mud-cat (Leptops), a sea-cat. (Arius): named from the purring sound they usually make when taken out of the water. They have a ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3I1U1R1U1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of AMIURUS

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