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Definition of the noun selachian

What does selachian mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: selachians

  1. any of numerous fishes of the class Chondrichthyes characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton and placoid scales: sharks; rays; skates

Definition of the adjective selachian

What does selachian mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. [zoology] Pertaining to the genus Selache, comparising various sharks; shark-like.

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

In the fishes and higher vertebrates the dorsal and ventral roots unite, though in selachian (shark) embryos F. M. Balfour says that the dorsal and ventral roots alternate (The Development of Elasmobranch Fishes, London, 1878). When limbs ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2017)

by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.

Shark (selachian family) – Including hammerhead shark (Sphyrna zygaena), picked dogfish (Squalus acnthias), smooth hound (Mustelkus spp.), large spotted dogfish (Scyliorhinus stellaris), and school shark (Galeorhinus galeus).

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

anguilliform, selachian, etc.; piscatory, piscatorial. Quotations—Who hears the fishes ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary (1995)

A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs

murid rattlesnake crotaline ray batoid reindeer rangiferine reptile reptilian, reptiloid, herpetiform rodent glirine, gliriform, rodential seacow sirenian seal sphragistic, phocine, pinnepedian, otarine shark squaloid, squaliform, selachian sheep ...

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

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

nt Sejanus BR st'd geinos AM so'd geinos Selachian BR si'lekion, -z AM soleikion, -z seladang BR ...

Google previewA Sinhalese - English Dictionary (1996)

by Charles Carter

a selachian, cartilagl- fish. tndi4Si>«S», n. cartilage, ...

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Selachian Meaning

Video shows what selachian means. Pertaining the superorder Selachimorpha, division , or similar grouping, including extant sharks, or its members.

Scrabble value of S1E1L1A1C3H4I1A1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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