Definition of Characidae

1. Noun. Tropical freshwater fishes of Africa and South America and Central America.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Characidae

Chao Phraya
Chaoshan
Chaozhou
Chaparian
Chapel Hill
Chaplin
Chaplinesque
Chapman
Chapman's antshrike
Chapman code
Chapultepec
Char
Chara
Characeae
Characean algae
Characidae
Characinidae
Charadrii
Charadriidae
Charadriiformes
Charadrius
Charadrius melodus
Charadrius morinellus
Charadrius vociferus
Charales
Charcot
Charcot's arteries
Charcot's disease
Charcot's gait
Charcot's intermittent fever

Literary usage of Characidae

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1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1915)
"Radii few, mostly apical; or when many basal, central region of scales with coarse radial reticulation (characidae) 10. Radii numerous, all apical ; basal ..."

2. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1921)
"These three families, then. would not feel needed an Africo-South American land connection. this leaves only the characidae, a group of some 400 minnows and ..."

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