Definition of Gerres
1. Noun. Type genus of the Gerreidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Gerreidae, Family Gerridae, Gerreidae, Gerridae
Member holonyms: Gerres Cinereus, Yellowfin Mojarra
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gerres
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 ..."