Acanthuridae

All possible synonyms of the word Acanthuridae as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Acanthuridae, family Acanthuridae

Definition

  • surgeonfishes

Synonyms

  • Acanthuridae
  • family Acanthuridae

Hypernyms

  • fish family: any of various families of fish

Member holonyms

  • Perciformes, order Perciformes, Percomorphi, order Percomorphi: one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna

Member meronyms

  • surgeonfish: brightly colored coral-reef fish with knifelike spines at the tail
  • Acanthurus, genus Acanthurus: type genus of the Acanthuridae: doctorfishes

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