Definition of Amiidae
1. Noun. Only the bowfins.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Ganoidei, Order Ganoidei
Member holonyms: Amia, Genus Amia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amiidae
Literary usage of Amiidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... this so-called ganoid type of scaling and the cycloid type exemplified by the Amiidae. Fulcra also disappear in some of the more specialized types. ..."
2. Arrangement of the Families of Fishes by Theodore Gill (1872)
"and Amiidae (10 sp.), to balance which the Cich- lidae (or ... Amiidae (10 sp.), Umbridae (l ßp.) and Salmonidae (105 sp. ..."
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