from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. type genus of the family Acanthuridae; doctorfishes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The representative genus of the family Acanthuridæ, characterized by spines on the sides of the tail, whence the name.
  • n. A genus of reptiles. Daudin. A genus of coleopterous insects.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus of the Acanthuridae: doctorfishes


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