Definition of Genus Argentina

1. Noun. Type genus of the Argentinidae: argentines.

Exact synonyms: Argentina
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Argentinidae, Family Argentinidae
Member holonyms: Argentine



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Argentina

genus Archosargus
genus Arctictis
genus Arctium
genus Arctocebus
genus Arctocephalus
genus Arctonyx
genus Arctostaphylos
genus Arctotis
genus Ardea
genus Ardisia
genus Areca
genus Arenaria
genus Arenga
genus Arethusa
genus Argemone
genus Argentina (current term)
genus Argentinosaurus
genus Argiope
genus Argonauta
genus Argusianus
genus Argynnis
genus Argyranthemum
genus Argyreia
genus Argyrotaenia
genus Argyroxiphium
genus Arilus
genus Ariocarpus
genus Ariomma
genus Arisaema
genus Arisarum

Literary usage of Genus Argentina

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports on the Progress of Zoology and Botany, 1841, 1842 by Ray Society (1845)
"... and a second species of the Mediterranean genus, Argentina. In that country also is continued, and now nearly completed, the purely Iconographic work of ..."

2. Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and by Joseph Henry, Spencer Fullerton Baird, United States War Dept, United States Army. Corps of Engineers (1855)
"... were as many traits which seemingly militated in favor of the genus Argentina. After considering, however, the value attached to the dentition in the ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"It consists of a coat of silvery fibres. Representatives of the genus (Argentina) are found on both shores of America. See Plate of WHITEFISH, SMELT, ETC. ..."

4. Scientific Investigations by Great Britain Fishery Board for Scotland, Fishery Board for Scotland (1907)
"... smaller fish measure about 5mm. in length and 2'5mm. in depth, and these have the posterior end rather more pointed than in the others. genus Argentina. ..."

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