Definition of Osmeridae

1. Noun. Smelts.

Exact synonyms: Family Osmeridae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Isospondyli, Order Isospondyli
Member holonyms: Smelt, Genus Osmerus, Osmerus, Genus Mallotus, Mallotus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osmeridae

Osiris
Osler
Osler's disease
Osler's sign
Osler-Vaquez disease
Osler node
Osler nodes
Oslo
Osloite
Osloites
Osman I
Osmanli
Osmanlis
Osmanthus
Osmanthus americanus
Osmeridae (current term)
Osmerus
Osmerus eperlanus
Osmerus mordax
Osmitrol
Osmond
Osmund
Osmunda cinnamonea
Osmunda clatonia
Osmunda regalis
Osmundaceae
Osmussaar
Osrhoene
Osroene
Osrohene

Literary usage of Osmeridae

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

1. Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet by C. John Ralph (1997)
"Other potential prey species that were not positively identified included capelin (Mallotus spp.), smelt (Osmeridae; probably whitebait ..."

2. New English Canaan: Text, Notes, Biography & Criticism by Thomas Morton (1999)
"... my household see Bio Chs. 5-8 282 Smelts various species of the Family Osmeridae, both salt and fresh water varieties found in the Arctic, Atlantic and ..."

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