Definition of Amiidae

1. Noun. Only the bowfins.

Exact synonyms: Family Amiidae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Ganoidei, Order Ganoidei
Member holonyms: Amia, Genus Amia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amiidae

Ameslan
Amey
Amfilochia
Amfilohia
Amfilokhia
Amhara
Amharic
Amherst
Amia calva
Amianthum
Amianthum muscaetoxicum
Amianthum muscitoxicum
Amidostomum anseris
Amie
Amiens
Amiidae (current term)
Amin
Amina
Amine Precursor Uptake and Decarboxylation
Amir
Amira
Amis
Amish
Amish sect
Amishness
Amman
Ammobium alatum
Ammodytes
Ammodytidae
Ammon

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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