Definition of Squatina

1. Noun. Type genus of the Squatinidae: angel sharks.

Exact synonyms: Genus Squatina
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Squatinidae, Squatinidae
Member holonyms: Angel Shark, Angelfish, Monkfish, Squatina Squatina



Lexicographical Neighbors of Squatina

Spurs
Sputnik moment
Spy Wednesday
Spyeria
Spyridon
Sqn Ldr
Squadron Leader
Squadron Leaders
Squalidae
Squalus
Squalus acanthias
Squalus suckleyi
Square Mile
Squaresville
Squariel
Squatina
Squatina squatina
Squatinidae
Squillidae
Sr
Sranan
Sranan Tongo
Sravana
Srbija
Srebrenica
Sri Frederick Handley Page
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka rupee
Sri Lankan

Literary usage of Squatina

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

1. Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by William Buckland (1836)
"... skin of the head of the recent squatina ángelus. See VI p. 269, Note. (Original.) PLATE 27f. VI pp. 286 & 289. Beautiful cluster of palatal teeth of ..."

2. Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by William Buckland (1836)
"Magnified view of similar minute tooth-like tubercles of Enamel, forming the Shagreen on the skin of the head of the recent squatina ángelus ..."

3. Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by William Buckland (1837)
"Magnified view of similar minute tooth-like tubercles of Enamel, forming the Shagreen on the skin of the head of the recent squatina ángelus. See VI p. ..."

4. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"THE KINGSTON FISH [Monk-fish (squatina Angelus, Cuv.')]. The kingston fish and torpedo would seem to bo in a middle state between the shark and the skate, ..."

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