Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of fishes. See saury.
  • n. A mythical serpent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of the family Elopidæ.

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

  • n. type genus of the Elopidae: tenpounder

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Examples

  • The bonito has the gall-bladder stretched alongside the gut and equalling it in length, and often a double fold of it. others have the organ in the region of the gut; in some cases far off, in others near; as the fishing-frog, the elops, the synagris, the muraena, and the sword-fish.

    The History of Animals

  • Leads innovation and category management initiatives; jointly dev elops the product/category strategies with the customer

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  • Elops saurus. the ladyfish.

    August 3, 2010