Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of acanthopterygian fishes, typical of the family Dactylopteridæ, having the pectoral fins enormously enlarged and wing-like, and divided into two portions. D. volitans is the flying gurnard, also called
flying-fish, a name shared by the members of another family, Exocætidæ. Cephalacanthus is a synonym.
- n. a genus of Dactylopteridae
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