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selachian definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any of numerous fishes of the class Chondrichthyes characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton and placoid scales: sharks; rays; skates [syn: elasmobranch, selachian]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek selachos cartilaginous phosphorescent fish; akin to Greek selas brightness Date: 1835 any of a variously classified group (Selachii) of cartilaginous fishes that includes the existing sharks and typically most related elasmobranchs (as rays) selachian adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. --n. any fish of the subclass Selachii, including sharks and dogfish. --adj. of or relating to this subclass. Etymology: mod.L Selachii f. Gk selakhos shark

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Selachian Se*la"chi*an, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Selachii. See Illustration in Appendix.



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