from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Same as selachii.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Günther's classification, the first suborder of plagiostomous fishes, contrasting with the Batoidei; the sharks, in a broad sense, or Squali, as distinguished from the rays. It has been divided by Haswell into the Palæoselachii and the Neoselachii.


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