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Definition of the noun Carapus

What does Carapus mean as a name of something?

Carapus is a genus of Carapidae, described by Rafinesque in 1810.

Carapus is a genus of Sternopygidae, described by Cuvier in 1816.

Carapus is a genus.

    Phrases with Carapus

    Phrases starting with the word Carapus:

    1. Carapus acus
    2. Carapus homei
    3. Carapus reedi
    4. Carapus Alleni
    5. Carapus birpex
    6. Carapus cuspis
    7. Carapus dubius
    8. Carapus houlti
    9. Carapus pindae
    10. Carapus caninus
    11. Carapus Chavesi
    12. Carapus Exiguus
    13. Carapus Arenatus
    14. Carapus cinereus
    15. Carapus Dentatus
    16. Carapus Gracilis
    17. Carapus Imberbis
    18. Carapus Mayottae

    Phrases ending with the word Carapus:

    1. genus Carapus
    2. Species Carapus

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    Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Carapus

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    Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

    by Michael Allaby

    A fairly common species, Carapus bermudensis, has a semitransparent body and leaves its host at dusk to feed; when returning it enters the posterior of its host, tail first. There are about 28 species, distributed in tropical and temperate seas.

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

    From Genome to Environment

    Quiet vocalizers include the fantail darter Etheostoma flabellare, the sheepshead minnow Cyprinodon variegatus, the pearlfish Carapus acus, the whitetail shiner Cyprinella galactura, and the cichlid Tramitichromis interrnedius. 20° — o ...

    Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

    by Abraham Rees

    CARApus ovatus. Winged, black ; shells striated and smooth; antennae and legs ferruginous. Fabricius. Inhabits Saxony. CARA bus latus. Winged, black; shells with crenated. striae, antennae and legs ferrugiuous. Linn. Inhabits Europe.

    Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1842)

    Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

    The GENUs CARApus was separated by Cuvier from the gymnotes, with which ...

    Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

    Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (Lexicographer)

    Agenus | of Coleopterous insects, of the section Pentamerart CARAPUs, kar-a'pus, s. A subgenus of eel-shaped o o for spinning;-v. a. to comb with ...

    Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1907)

    A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention

    Genera: Sternarchua, Ramphichthys, Sternopygits, Carapus, Gymnotua (Electric Eel).

    Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

    Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

    Carapus.—Body compressed; scaly. Gen. 3. Stenarchus of Schn.—Anal fin terminating the body, reaches the end of the tail ...

    Google previewA New Universal, Technological, Etymological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1854)

    by John Craig

    CARAPUS, kar-a'pus, «. A subgenna of eel-shaped fishes, including such species of the genus Gym- notus as have long tapering tails, and the body compressed and furnished with scales. CARAT, kar'at, ». (carrot, Fr. caraio, ItaL) A term used ...

    Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

    by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

    CARAPUs, kar-a'pus, s. A subgenus of eel-shaped fishes, including such species of the genus Gymnotus as have long tapering tails, and the body compressed and furnished with scales. CARAT, kar'at, s. (carrat, Fr. carato, Ital.) A term used in ...

    Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

    Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

    CARAPUs, kar-apus, s. A subgenus of eel-shaped fishes, including such species of the genus GymAgenus notus as have long tapering tails, and the body compressed and furnished with scales. CARAT, kar'at, s. (carrat, Fr. carato, Ital.) A term ...

    Google previewPopular and Complete English Dictionary (1848)

    Exhibiting the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of Every Word Usually Employed in Science, Literature, and Art by John Boag

    CARApus, kār'ā-pús, n. A genus of fishes of the urder Malacopterygii Apodes. CARAsso, kā-rås'sè, n. The bony vault which protects the ...

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

    Carapus(kar'a-pus), n. [NL., K. Tupi carapo.] 1. The obsolete generic name of a Brazilian fish of the family Gymnotidae, properly Stermarchus.-2. A generic name of the pearlfishes commonly called Fierasfer. carasa (kā-rä'sä), n. [Philippine Sp.

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    Scrabble value of C3A1R1A1P3U1S1

    The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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