Definition of Family Cobitidae
1. Noun. Loaches.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Cypriniformes, Order Cypriniformes
Member holonyms: Loach
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cobitidae
Literary usage of Family Cobitidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... for which there appears to br no collective English name, as well as by the absence of the loach family (Cobitidae), and barbels (Barbus) among the ..."
2. Annual Report of the New York Zoological Society by New York Zoological Society (1913)
"Electric Eel, Electrophorus electricus, from South America. Received in poor condition 6 months Family COBITIDAE. ..."