Definition of Selar

1. Noun. Big-eyed scad.

Exact synonyms: Genus Selar
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Carangidae, Family Carangidae
Member holonyms: Big-eyed Scad, Bigeye Scad, Goggle-eye, Selar Crumenophthalmus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Selar

Seiurus aurocapillus
Selaginella apoda
Selaginella eatonii
Selaginella eremophila
Selaginella lepidophylla
Selaginella rupestris
Selar (current term)
Selar crumenophthalmus
Seldinger technique
Selected Area Electron Diffraction
Selective Service System
Selenarctos thibetanus
Selene setapinnis
Selene vomer

Literary usage of Selar

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1. Some Cairo Mosques, and Their Founders by R. L. Devonshire, Henriette Caroline Devonshire (1921)
"Immediately after his departure, Selar had the wretched wazir flogged until he died under the whip. Other actions recorded by ..."

2. The Miscellany of the New Spalding Club by Alexander Macdonald Munro, Peter John Anderson, David Littlejohn, James Moir, Alexander Emslie Smith (1908)
"... Thomas, selar, and Margrat Duncan, his spous: son David. Witnesses: John McDonald, scool ... James, selar, and Settan Smith, his spous : son James. ..."

3. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1860)
"Half-grown: skin. Malayan Peninsula. From Dr. Cantor's Collection. 26. Caranx malam, Selar malam, Sleeker, Jaca, iii. p. 362, and Verhand. Batac. ..."

4. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1860)
"60.— 3. fasciatus, Cur. $ Vol. ix. p. 70. — Gulf of Mexico. Caranx peronii, Bleek. Faun. Midd. en Oast-Jaca (not Cur. $ Val.).— Selar para ..."

5. The History of Egypt: From the Earliest Accounts of that Country, Till the by James Wilson (1805)
"By an assembly of the state, Selar was invited to receive the crown; but he knew, ... The new sultan had the shadow, but Selar the reality, of power; ..."

6. American Phonetic Journal by Randall P. Prosser (1856)
"... and wun da at tabl sed he had not evn a seit selar tu hold hiz seit. ... a read seit selar from surer tákn from de Salero mjn, ..."

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