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English noun: acanthopterygian

1. acanthopterygian (animal) a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays


Synonymsspiny-finned fish


Broader (hypernym)teleost, teleost fish, teleostan


Narrower (hyponym)allmouth, angler, angler fish, anglerfish, anomalops, barracuda, batfish, boarfish, boarfish, Capros aper, dory, dragonet, flashlight fish, flashlight fish, flatfish, frogfish, goosefish, launce, Lophius Americanus, lotte, monkfish, Opsanus tau, percoid, percoid fish, percoidean, Photoblepharon palpebratus, plectognath, plectognath fish, prickleback, remora, sand eel, sand lance, sand launce, sargassum fish, scorpaenoid, scorpaenoid fish, silverside, silversides, squirrelfish, stickleback, suckerfish, sucking fish, toadfish


Member meronymAcanthopterygii, superorder Acanthopterygii


Antonymsmalacopterygian, soft-finned fish









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