Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of fishes, typical of the family Cyclopteridæ. By the older authors it was made to include all forms with an imperfectly ossified skeleton and the ventral fins united in a broad suctorial disk; by later authors it is restricted to the lump-fish (C. lumpus) and closely related species.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. the type genus of the
Cyclopteridae, consisting of lumpfishes. It includes Cyclopterus lumpus of the North Atlantic.
- n. type genus of the Cyclopteridae: lumpfishes
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