Definition of Chilomycterus

1. Noun. Burrfishes.

Exact synonyms: Genus Chilomycterus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Diodontidae, Family Diodontidae
Member holonyms: Burrfish



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chilomycterus

Chilean rimu
Chilean salad
Chilean saltpeter
Chilean strawberry
Chilean tinamou
Chilean tinamous
Chileanism
Chileans
Chilian
Chilians
Chilipoda
Chiloe
Chilomastix
Chilomeniscus
Chilomeniscus cinctus
Chilomycterus
Chilopoda
Chilopsis
Chilopsis linearis
ChiloƩ Island
Chilpancingo
Chilunda
Chimaera
Chimaera monstrosa
Chimaeridae
Chimakum
Chimaphila
Chimaphila corymbosa
Chimaphila umbellata
Chimariko

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. ..."

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