family Sphyraenidae

family Sphyraenidae
noun
monotypic family of large active fishes of tropical and subtropical waters: barracuda
Syn: ↑Sphyraenidae
Hypernyms: ↑fish family
Member Holonyms: ↑Mugiloidea, ↑suborder Mugiloidea
Member Meronyms: ↑Sphyraena, ↑genus Sphyraena

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