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acanthopterygian

Definition of the noun acanthopterygian

What does acanthopterygian mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acanthopterygians

  1. a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays

Alternative definition of the noun acanthopterygian

noun

  1. A spiny-finned fish.

Definition of the adjective acanthopterygian

What does acanthopterygian mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. [zoology] Belonging to the order of fishes having spinose fins, as the perch.

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

In Bonaparte's system, same as the first family of acanthopterygian fishes in Cuvier's system (Perco'ides in French). It included those ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

by American Heritage Dictionary

acanthopterygian stances change from electrical insulators to conductors, while others change from conductors to insulators. Absolute zero has never been reached in laboratory experiments. See also Bose-Einstein condensate, zero- point ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1914)

an encyclopedic lexicon of the English language by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

In Bonaparte's system, same as the first family of acanthopterygian fishes in Cuvier's system (Percoides in French). It included those ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

In Bonaparte's system, same as the first family of acanthopterygian fishes in Cuvier'B system (Percoides in French). It included those ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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Acanthopterygian, akanthoptėrij′ian, adj. having spiny fins. [Gr.akantha, thorn, pteryx, pterygos, a wing, afin.] Acanthus, akan′thus, n. a prickly plant, called bear's breech or.

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Acanthopterygian Meaning

Video shows what acanthopterygian means. Any fish of the superorder Acanthopterygii.. acanthopterygian pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by ...

Scrabble value of A1C3A1N1T1H4O1P3T1E1R1Y4G2I1A1N1

The value of this 16-letter word is 27 points. Since it has more than 15 letters, it can be played on Super Scrabble board only.

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