Definition of Gerres

1. Noun. Type genus of the Gerreidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Gerres
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Gerreidae, Family Gerridae, Gerreidae, Gerridae
Member holonyms: Gerres Cinereus, Yellowfin Mojarra



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gerres

Germanophones
Germanosphere
Germans
Germany
Germinal
Germish
Germiston virus
Geronimo
Gerontes
Gerota
Gerota's capsule
Gerota's fascia
Gerota's method
Gerrard
Gerreidae
Gerres
Gerres cinereus
Gerrhonotus
Gerri
Gerridae
Gerrididae
Gerris
Gerris lacustris
Gerry
Gers
Gershom
Gershwin
Gerstmann syndrome
Gertie

Literary usage of Gerres

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1862)
"gerres, Cuv. Regne Anim.; Cuv. fy Vol. vi. p. 446. ... One species from the coast of North America. * 1. gerres ..."

2. Court, Household, and Itinerary of King Henry II: Instancing Also the Chief by Robert William Eyton (1878)
"... Philip, Comte of Flanders, gave in marriage his two nieces (daughters of Matthew Earl of Boulogne) viz., Ida, the eldest, to (0-erard), Comte of gerres ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"He describes as new gerres ... as distinct from gerres lineatus. ... and gerres brasilianus are regarded as old examples of gerres plumieri, a conclusion ..."

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