from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The representative genus of the family Acanthuridæ, characterized by spines on the sides of the tail, whence the name.
- noun A genus of reptiles. Daudin. A genus of coleopterous insects.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun type genus of the family
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun type genus of the Acanthuridae: doctorfishes
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