Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical and only genus of the restricted family Fistulariidæ. F. tabaccaria, the best-known species, is the tobacco-pipe fish. The genus is named from the long tubular snout, like a fistula or tube, at the end of which is the month.
- n. A genus of holothurians of vermiform figure with pinnate tentacles.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) A genus of fishes, having the head prolonged into a tube, with the mouth at the extremity.
- n. type genus of the family Fistulariidae
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