Definition of Family Cobitidae

1. Noun. Loaches.

Exact synonyms: Cobitidae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Cypriniformes, Order Cypriniformes
Member holonyms: Loach

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cobitidae

family Cicadidae
family Cichlidae
family Cicindelidae
family Ciconiidae
family Cimicidae
family Cinclidae
family Cistaceae
family Cladoniaceae
family Clathraceae
family Clavariaceae
family Cleridae
family Clethraceae
family Clinidae
family Clupeidae
family Clusiaceae
family Cobitidae (current term)
family Coccidae
family Coccinellidae
family Coerebidae
family Colchicaceae
family Colubridae
family Columbidae
family Comatulidae
family Combretaceae
family Commelinaceae
family Compositae
family Congridae
family Connaraceae
family Convallariaceae
family Convolvulaceae

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. ..."

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