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Definition of the noun silurus

What does silurus mean as a name of something?

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  1. type genus of the Siluridae: catfishes

Phrases with Silurus

  1. Silurus Arab
  2. Silurus Attu
  3. Silurus Cous
  4. Silurus Duda
  5. Silurus Goae
  6. Silurus Lais
  7. Silurus Lima
  8. Silurus Pabo
  9. Silurus Pati
  10. Silurus Bagre
  11. Silurus Bajad
  12. Silurus Bayad
  13. Silurus Canio
  14. Silurus Catus
  15. Silurus Dukai
  16. Silurus Felis
  17. Silurus Garua
  18. Silurus Melas
  19. Silurus mento
  20. genus silurus

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Google previewThe American Journal of Science and Arts (1832)

- f The Silurus is a fish that inhabits the rivers of Europe and the East, and is the largest of fresh water fishes. # From the chinks on its surface. § Named in honor of C. Lyell, Esq. F. R. S. * On this Shelf there is also part of ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Egyptian Archaeology (1902)

by Mary Brodrick

Of the many specimens that were found in the Nile several were considered good for food, among which Gardiner Wilkinson gives Labrus Niloticus, perca nilotica, cyprinus bcnni, silurus shall, silurus schilbc niloticus, silurus ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1828)

Silurus militaris–The specific character of this is, that its second dorsal fin is fleshy ; cirri bony, toothed.—It inhabits many rivers in Asia; feeds on smaller fishes, and grows to a large size. It is from twelve to eighteen inches long; the head and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1828)

by John Wilkes

Silurus mil itaris.--The specific character of this is, that its second dorsal fin is fleshy; cirri bony, toothed.—It inhabits many rivers in Asia; feeds on smaller fishes , and grows to a large size. It is from twelve to eighteen inches long; the head and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

Silurus. glanir. Gen. 2. ANABLEps. Head somewhat depressed; mouth terminal; teeth small, and placed on the jaws; eyes protuberant, with double pupils; gill- membrane fix-rayed. Four-eyed anableps. Cobitir anablept of Linnaeus.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1823)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

Sly, or European silurus. — One soft dorsal fin ; six beards. Grows to the length of eight, ten, or even fifteen feet, and to the weight of three hundred pounds ; but its ordinary size is from two to three or four feet. It is sluggish, fend usually lies half ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1848)

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

Silurus, or Cat-fish, a family of Malacopterygious fishes, in which the body is mailed or naked, and without true scales. SILURINAE, sil-u-rine, s. (silurus, one of the genera.) A subfamily of the Siluridae; the anal fin and tail very long; operculum ...

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.)

(silurus, one of the genera.) Silurus, or Cat-fish, a family of Malacopterygious fishes, in which ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1879)

by William Rossiter

[Silurus, q.v.; Gk. eidos, form.] Sheat fishes: a family of fishes belonging to Malacopterygii. Siluroid, (si-lu'roid). [Silurus, q.v. ; Gk. cidos, form.] 8. fishes= 3ilxirid$e, q.v, Silurus, (si-lu'rus). A large fish, the type of Siluridffl. Silver, (sil'ver). [ Sil/or, the ...

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Small photo of Gills of a giant catfish (Silurus glanius)Small photo of Gills of a giant catfish (Silurus glanius), it looks like lungs. More...

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Silurus Meaning

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Scrabble value of S1I1L1U1R1U1S1

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