Definition of Ammodytes

1. Noun. Type genus of the Ammodytidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Ammodytes
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Ammodytidae, Family Ammodytidae
Member holonyms: Launce, Sand Eel, Sand Lance, Sand Launce



Definition of Ammodytes

1. Noun. (plural of ammodyte) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ammodytes

ammetres
ammine
ammines
ammino
ammiral
ammirals
ammite
ammo
ammobium
ammocete
ammocetes
ammochryse
ammocoete
ammocoetes
ammodyte
ammodytes (current term)
ammolite
ammonaemia
ammonal
ammonals
ammonia
ammonia-lyases
ammonia alum
ammonia borane
ammonia caramel
ammonia clock
ammonia detoxication
ammonia fixation
ammonia monooxygenase

Literary usage of Ammodytes

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"ammodytes, Lin. An elongated body like that of the preceding fishes, provided with a fin, having articulated but simple rays, occupying a great part of the ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1868)
"ammodytes siculus (Swains. ... maculatus and ammodytes ... and the eyes of three of them are conspicuously larger than in their congeners (ammodytes lancea, ..."

3. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"Sand-lance, ammodytes americanus De Kay. Nan tucket. leaves a sandy beach fairly covered with living "lants " looking like a moving foam of silver. ..."

4. Elements of medical zoology by Alfred Moquin-Tandon, Robert Thomas Hulme (1861)
"The Vipera ammodytes, which has a horn on the muzzle,1 (fig. 77,) inhabits the mountains of Dauphiné ; the head is separated from the body by a distinct ..."

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