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Meaning of ACIPENSER

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  type genus of the Acipenseridae: sturgeons
 

ACIPENSER is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: genus Acipenser
 
 See Also: Acipenser huso, Acipenser transmontanus, Acipenseridae, beluga, family Acipenseridae, fish genus, hausen, Pacific sturgeon, Sacramento sturgeon, white sturgeon

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac`i*pen"ser\, n. [L., the name of a fish.]
(Zo["o]l.)
A genus of ganoid fishes, including the sturgeons, having the
body armed with bony scales, and the mouth on the under side
of the head. See {Sturgeon}.

 

 

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