Definition of Silurid

1. Noun. Old World freshwater catfishes having naked skin and a long anal fin more or less merged with the eellike caudal fin.




Definition of Silurid

1. Noun. Any catfish of the ''Siluridae'' family. ¹

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Definition of Silurid

1. any of a family of catfishes [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silurid

siltation
siltations
silted
silted up
siltier
siltiest
silting
silts
siltstone
siltstones
siltuximab
silty
silumin
silure
silurian
silurid (current term)
silurid fish
siluridan
siluridans
silurids
siluriform fish
silurist
silurists
siluroid
siluroidei
siluroids
silurus
silva
silvae
silvan

Literary usage of Silurid

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"For a knowledge of the first genus of blind silurid from our country, I am indebted to my friend Jacob ..."

2. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1904)
"silurid^E. (THE CAT-FISHES.) Body more or less elongate, naked or with bony plates ; margin of ... silurid ..."

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