Definition of Pristidae

1. Noun. Large primitive rays with elongated snouts.

Exact synonyms: Family Pristidae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Batoidei, Order Batoidei, Order Rajiformes, Rajiformes
Member holonyms: Sawfish, Genus Pristis, Pristis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pristidae

Priodontes
Priodontes giganteus
Prionace
Prionace glauca
Prionotus
Prionotus carolinus
Prisca
Priscilla
Priscillianist
Priscillianists
Priscoan
Priscoan aeon
Priscoan eon
Prishtina
Prissy
Pristidae (current term)
Pristina
Pristis
Pristis pectinatus
Pritchard
Pritt
Pritzelago
Pritzelago alpina
Privine
Privy Purse
Prix Goncourt
Prix de Rome
Priya
Prizren
Pro.

Literary usage of Pristidae

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1. Text-book of Paleontology by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1902)
"... M. and H. Miocene to Recent. An undescribed form in the Upper Cretaceous of Mount Lebanon (Smith Woodward). Family 6. Pristidae. ..."

2. The Microscope: Being a Familiar Introduction to the Use of the Instrument by Jabez Hogg (1869)
"... pristidae, Plate II. Nos. 30 and 31, do not occur, and the production of spines and tubercles is rare among the Diatoms. Each individual Diatom is ..."

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