Definition of Siluridae
1. Noun. Old World catfishes.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Siluriformes, Siluriformes
Member holonyms: Silurid, Silurid Fish, Genus Silurus, Silurus, Genus Malopterurus, Malopterurus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siluridae
Literary usage of Siluridae
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1. Reports of Explorations and Surveys: To Ascertain the Most Practicable and by United States War Dept, Joseph Henry, United States Army. Corps of Engineers, Spencer Fullerton Baird (1855)
"Family siluridae, Bonap. The body is covered with a naked skin, or else protected with ... siluridae, BONAP. Sagg. distr. meth. anim. vertebr. 1831, 114. ..."