Definition of Hagfishes

1. Noun. (plural of hagfish) ¹



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Definition of Hagfishes

1. hagfish [n] - See also: hagfish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hagfishes

hagbush
hagbushes
hagbut
hagbuts
hagden
hagdens
hagdon
hagdons
hagdown
hagdowns
hageman factor deficiency
hagendorfite
hagfish
hagfishes (current term)
hagg
haggadahs
haggadas
haggadic
haggadist
haggadistic
haggadists
haggadot
haggadoth
haggard
haggardly
haggardness
haggardnesses
haggards

Literary usage of Hagfishes

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1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"It includes the forms known as lampreys, slime-eels, and hagfishes. Structure of the Lamprey.—Comparing a Cyclostome with a lancelet we may see many ..."

2. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"These hagfishes differ from the lampreys in a number of characters: (i) ... The hagfishes live in the mud of the sea bottom down to a depth of nearly three ..."

3. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"the exception that there is no instance among the latter where a species is common to Australia and South America. The hagfishes, of which there are two ..."

4. Fish Stories Alleged and Experienced: With a Little History Natural and by Charles Frederick Holder, David Starr Jordan (1909)
"When one of these husks is lifted from the water, the hagfishes inside ... Other hagfishes, similar in character, are found in Chili, Japan and New Zealand. ..."

5. General Zoology by Arthur Sperry Pearse (1917)
"Two kinds of cyclostomes are living at the present time—hagfishes and lampreys. The hagfishes are found only on muddy bottoms in the ocean. ..."

6. Practical Zoology by Robert William Hegner (1915)
"Lamprey Eels and hagfishes. Subclass 2. ELASMOBRANCHII. — Sharks and Rays. ... The simplest group of fishlike animals are the lamprey eels and hagfishes. ..."

7. Elements of Comparative Zoology by John Sterling Kingsley (1897)
"The Cyclostomes include a few eel-like forms, commonly known as lampreys and hagfishes. These differ from the other Vertebrates in many points, ..."

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