Definition of Genus Esox
1. Noun. Type and only genus of the family Esocidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Esocidae, Family Esocidae
Member holonyms: Pike
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Esox
Literary usage of Genus Esox
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1. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1840)
"... and genus Esox. The pike tribe were regarded by ... In the genus Esox the snout is broad and depressed; ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1886)
"In the present paper is given the synonymy of the species of the genus Esox, with an analytical key by which the species can be determined. ..."
3. Lake Superior: Its Physical Character, Vegetation, and Animals, Compared by Louis Agassiz, James Elliot Cabot (1850)
"Miiller, are very few ; indeed his family contains little else than the true genus Esox, fishes which are all inhabitants of the fresh waters, ..."
4. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1804)
"The other species of the Swedish naturalist, arranged under the genus esox, are the E. belone, argenteus, marginatus, Brasiliensis, gymnocephalus, ..."
5. A Bibliography of Fishes by Bashford Dean, Eugene Willis Gudger, American Museum of Natural History, Arthur Wilbur Henn (1917)
"1817.8 — Description of several new species of the genus Esox, of North America \E. estar, E. retícula!its, E. niger, ! ..."