from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any fish of genus Toxotes, the archerfishes.
  • n. A Greek archer armed with a short Greek bow and a short sword.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of fishes comprising the archer fishes. See archer fish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of fishes, typical of the family Toxotidæ; the archer-fishes. See cut under archerfish.

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

  • n. type genus of the Toxotidae


From Ancient Greek τοξότης (toksοtēs, "bowman, archer"). (Wiktionary)



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