Definition of Genus Polydactylus
1. Noun. A genus of Polynemidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Polynemidae, Polynemidae
Member holonyms: Barbu, Polydactylus Virginicus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polydactylus
Literary usage of Genus Polydactylus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"Names given to the thread-fins of the genus Polydactylus, small fishes of the wanner American seas" allied to the sand launce. ..."
2. Bulletin by Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of the Interior, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States National Museum, United States (1900)
"Li un ¡rus 828 genus Polydactylus, Lacepede 82« approximans (Lay & Bennett) 829 virginicus (Linno'us) 829 ..."