Definition of Serranus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Serranidae: mostly small Pacific sea basses.

Exact synonyms: Genus Serranus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Serranidae, Serranidae
Member holonyms: Belted Sandfish, Serranus Subligarius



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Serranus

Seriphus politus
Seris
Serkin
Serkland
Sermon on the Mount
Serowe
Serpasil
Serpens
Serpens Caput
Serpens Cauda
Serpentarius
Serpentes
Serpentine
Serra
Serranidae
Serranus (current term)
Serranus subligarius
Serrasalmus
Serrate
Serratia marcescens
Serratia marcescens nuclease
Serratula
Serratula tinctoria
Serres
Serres' angle
Serres' glands
Sertoli
Sertoli's cell
Sertoli's columns

Literary usage of Serranus

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1. The Journal of Cancer Research (1916)
"No other tumors were found in these examples of Serranus. ... He made sections of the tumors in Serranus, but was prevented by other duties from completing ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"This genus contains a vast number of species, and may be subdivided as follows: Serranus, properly so called, Or the Sea-Perch. No apparent scales on either ..."

3. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology by William George Smith (1849)
"M. ATILIUS Serranus, praetor в. с 152, in Further Spain, defeated the ... ATILIUS Serranus, one of the distinguished men slain by order of Marius and Cinna, ..."

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