Definition of Lampris

1. Noun. Type genus of the Lampridae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Lampris
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Lampridae, Lampridae
Member holonyms: Lampris Regius, Moonfish, Opah, Lampris Guttatus, New World Opah



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lampris

Laminariales
Lamisil
Lamium
Lamium album
Lamium amplexicaule
Lammas
Lammas Day
Lammastide
Lamna
Lamna nasus
Lamnidae
Lampadist
Lampadists
Lampadrome
Lampridae
Lampris
Lampris guttatus
Lampris regius
Lampropeltis
Lampropeltis getulus
Lampropeltis triangulum
Lampung
Lampung Nyo
Lampyridae
Lamy
Lana
Lanai
Lanai Island
Lanarkshire
Lancashire

Literary usage of Lampris

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1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1860)
"lampris. pink or dirty-white tint. Inside of the mouth purplish or dark mulberry-red. ... Presented by JB Godfrey, Esq. 29. lampris. lampris, Retzius in Nya ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"But one species is known, from the northern seas, (lampris guttatus, Retz.)1; it attains a large size, is of a violet colour, spotted with white,and has the ..."

3. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1860)
"... anal with two; the rays of the latter do not show any peculiarity. d. One inch long. Open sea. Presented by JB Godfrey, Esq. 29. lampris. ..."

4. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... but we cannot see that lampris bears any affinity to the sticklebacks, or that the presence of ..."

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