I. \\ˈapəˌdēz\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, masculine & feminine plural of apod-, apous footless
1. : a group of soft-finned, elongated, and probably degenerate fishes consisting of the eels, often including the morays and in old classifications also many others having no pelvic fins, and being now commonly treated as an order but sometimes as including several orders or, formerly, made a division of the Physostomi
2. : any of several groups of animals lacking appendages; specifically : apoda a, c
plural of apus

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  • Apodes — Ap o*des, n. pl. [NL., masc. pl. See {Apoda}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An order of fishes without ventral fins, including the eels. (b) A group of holothurians destitute of suckers. See {Apneumona}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apŏdes — (Zool.), so v.w. Apoda …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Apŏdes — (Kahlbäuche), Unterordnung der Knochenfische, s. Fische …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Apodes — Apod Ap od, Apode Ap ode, n.; pl. {Apods}or {Apodes}. [Gr. ?, ?, footless; a priv. + ?, ?, foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of certain animals that have no feet or footlike organs; esp. one of certain fabulous birds which were said to have no feet. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apodes — Aalartige Europäischer Aal (Anguilla anguilla) Systematik Reihe: Knochenfische (Osteichthyes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • apodes — ap·o·des …   English syllables

  • order Apodes — noun elongate fishes with pelvic fins and girdle absent or reduced • Syn: ↑Anguilliformes, ↑order Anguilliformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Malacopterygii, ↑superorder Malacopterygii …   Useful english dictionary

  • Безногие рыбы — (Apodes) см. табл. Рыбы; порядок отверстопузырных костистых рыб (Physostomi); делится на 2 группы: к одной причисляются рыбы, имеющие и грудные и брюшные плавники (Abdominales), к другой рыбы, не имеющие брюшных плавников; последним и дано… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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