Definition of Belonidae
1. Noun. Ferocious fishes of warm regions resembling but unrelated to the freshwater gars.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Synentognathi, Synentognathi
Member holonyms: Billfish, Gar, Needlefish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Belonidae
Literary usage of Belonidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"They vary from the colourful and aptly-named A garfish (belonidae) I'liii^ht in an ... 25 cm belonidae NEEDLEFISH, GARFISH Elongate, silvery body, ..."
2. A List of the Publications of the United States National Museum (1875-1900 by United States National Museum, Randolph Iltyd Geare (1902)
"A review of the American species of belonidae. By David S. Jordan and Morton W. Fordice. pp. 339-361. P. 576. Description of Rallus jouy<i', with remarks on ..."