Definition of Chilomycterus
1. Noun. Burrfishes.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Diodontidae, Family Diodontidae
Member holonyms: Burrfish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chilomycterus
Literary usage of Chilomycterus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"In the rabbit-fishes (chilomycterus) the body is box-shaped, --. ... The larger chilomycterus affinis, with the pectoral fin spotted with black, ..."
2. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1899)
"a. Spines robust, all fixed, and 3-rooted (some of them rarely 4-rooted); nasal tube simple with two lateral openings. . . chilomycterus, 245. 245. ..."