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Meaning of ACANTHOPTERYGII

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays
 

ACANTHOPTERYGII is a 15 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: superorder Acanthopterygii
 
 See Also: acanthopterygian, animal order, Berycomorphi, Discocephali, Heterosomata, order Berycomorphi, order Discocephali, order Heterosomata, order Pediculati, order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, order Plectognathi, order Pleuronectiformes, order Scleroparei, order Tetraodontiformes, order Zeomorphi, Pediculati, Perciformes, Percomorphi, Plectognathi, Scleroparei, Scorpaenoidea, spiny-finned fish, subclass Teleostei, suborder Scorpaenoidea, Teleostei, Zeomorphi

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac`an*thop`ter*yg"i*i\, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ?
thorn + ? fin, dim. fr. ? wing.] (Zo["o]l.)
An order of fishes having some of the rays of the dorsal,
ventral, and anal fins unarticulated and spinelike, as the
perch.

 

 

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