Definition of Synentognathi

1. Noun. Order of fishes having spineless fins; needlefishes; sauries; flying fishes; halfbeaks.




Definition of Synentognathi

1. n. pl. An order of fishes, resembling the Physoclisti, without spines in the dorsal, anal, and ventral fins. It includes the true flying fishes.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Synentognathi

Symplocarpus foetidus
Symplocus
Symplocus paniculata
Symplocus tinctoria
Synagrops
Synagrops bellus
Synanceja
Synanceja verrucosa
Synapsida
Synaptomys
Synaptomys borealis
Synaptomys cooperi
Synchytriaceae
Synchytrium
Synchytrium endobioticum
Synentognathi
Synercus
Synercus caffer
Synge
Syngnathidae
Syngnathus
Syngnathus hildebrandi
Syngonium
Synodontidae
Synoptic
Synoptics
Synthol
Syntyche
Syracusan
Syracusans

Literary usage of Synentognathi

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

1. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"CHAPTER XI ACANTHOPTERYGII ; synentognathi RDER Acanthopterygii, the Spiny-rayed Fishes. — The most of the remaining bony fishes constitute a natural group ..."

2. Classification of the Collection to Illustrate the Animal Resources of the by George Brown Goode (1876)
"synentognathi. (Gar-fish, flying-fish.) Useful products: Food : Fresh. D. l. Salted, smoked, (gar-fish, flying-fish.) 1. ..."

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