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Definition of the noun clupeid

What does clupeid mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: clupeids

  1. any of numerous soft-finned schooling food fishes of shallow waters of northern seas

Alternative definition of the noun clupeid


  1. Any of many soft-finned fish of the family Clupeidae

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Google previewClupeoid Fishes of the World (suborder Clupeoidei): Chirocentridae, Clupeidae, and Pristigasteridae (1985)

by Peter James Palmer Whitehead

Throughout the Catalogue the term clupeoid refers to members of the suborder Clupeoidei; clupeid refers to the family Clupeidae, pristigasterid to the family Pristigasteridae, and enqraulid to the family Engraulididae; the subfamily names are ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

Clupeid,e. The fishes of this family exhibit considerable analogies to the Salmonoids, differing, however, in the absence of an adipose dorsal. Both maxillaries and intermaxillaries are employed in forming the margin of the upper jaw, instead of ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

-z AM ' klonkor, -Z Cluny BR "kluni AM "kluni clupeid BR 'klu.piid AM 'klupid clupeoid BR ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1908)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

CLUPEID/E, a formerly recognized family of fishes, nearly allied to the Salmonz' dte. In this family the herring, pilchard, anchovy, sardine, etc., were included, but it is now subdivided into several families. CLUSERET, GUSTAVE PAUL, a French ...

Google previewThe National Standard Encyclopedia (1888)

A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use

Clupeid*, of diminutive size.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

In Cuvier's system, the fifth family of Mala# abdominales: same as Clupeidae, (a). S o Clupeoidei. clupeid (klö'pë-id), n. A fish of the family [NL., & Clupea Clupeidae.

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1900)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronuciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

A Clupeid.

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1883)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

CLUBBING— CLUPEID.E. CLUPESOCIDiE— CLYDE. CLYDE— COACH. COACH-DOG— COAL. COAL. COAL-BEDS— CO ALITION. system. There ore ulso about 20 woiking-men's clubs.

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Scrabble value of C3L1U1P3E1I1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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