Definition of Pristidae
1. Noun. Large primitive rays with elongated snouts.
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
Literary usage of Pristidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."