Definition of Anarhichas
1. Noun. Type genus of the Anarhichadidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Anarhichadidae, Family Anarhichadidae
Member holonyms: Catfish, Wolf Fish, Wolffish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anarhichas
Literary usage of Anarhichas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... of the coast of California, the head is formed as in Anarhichas but the body is band-shaped, being drawn out into a very long and tapering tail. ..."
2. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1785)
"... that the Teeth of cartilaginous Fifties are perpetually renewed. By ' Mr. William Andree, Surgeon.—The anarhichas lupus has two or three rows of teeth, ..."