Solenichthyes

Solenichthyes
noun
bellows fishes; shrimpfishes; cornetfishes; pipefishes; small order of chiefly tropical marine fishes of varied and bizarre form all having a small mouth at the end of a drawn-out tubular snout
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Teleostei, ↑subclass Teleostei
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌsōləˈnikthēˌēz\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from solen- + Greek ichthyes, plural of ichthys fish — more at ichthus
: a small order of chiefly tropical marine fishes (as the bellows fishes, shrimpfishes, and cornetfishes) that are of varied and sometimes bizarre form but all have the small mouth at the end of a drawn-out tubular snout — compare thoracostei

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  • order Solenichthyes — noun bellows fishes; shrimpfishes; cornetfishes; pipefishes; small order of chiefly tropical marine fishes of varied and bizarre form all having a small mouth at the end of a drawn out tubular snout • Syn: ↑Solenichthyes • Hypernyms: ↑animal… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Centriscidae — noun shrimpfishes • Syn: ↑family Centriscidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Solenichthyes, ↑order Solenichthyes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Macrorhamphosidae — noun bellows fishes • Syn: ↑family Macrorhamphosidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Solenichthyes, ↑order Solenichthyes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Syngnathidae — noun pipefishes • Syn: ↑family Syngnathidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Solenichthyes, ↑order Solenichthyes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • animal order — noun the order of animals • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales, ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales, ↑Rickettsiales, ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Aulostomidae — noun trumpetfishes • Syn: ↑Aulostomidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Solenichthyes, ↑order Solenichthyes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Centriscidae — noun shrimpfishes • Syn: ↑Centriscidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Solenichthyes, ↑order Solenichthyes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Fistulariidae — noun cornetfishes • Syn: ↑Fistulariidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Solenichthyes, ↑order Solenichthyes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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