fishes


fishes
noun /ˈfɪʃɪz/
a) multiple kinds of fish
b) Coral bleaching threatens to disrupt the population equilibria of the reef’s fishes.

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  • Fishes — Fish Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fishes — plural of fish; can be used to indicate many species of fish as opposed to fish which is an individual or many individuals of the same species. The general term for five living Classes and several extinct Classes of vertebrate animals showing… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • -fishes — Crawfish Craw fish (kr[add] f[i^]sh ), Crayfish Cray fish (kr[=a] f[i^]sh ), n.; pl. { fishes} or { fish}. [Corrupted fr. OE. crevis, creves, OF. crevice, F. [ e]crevisse, fr. OHG. krebiz crab, G. krebs. See {Crab}. The ending fish arose from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fishes — žuvys statusas Aprobuotas sritis žuvininkystė ir žvejyba apibrėžtis 1. Visų rūšių žuvys, nėgės, vėžiagyviai, moliuskai ir kiti vandens bestuburiai. 2. Visų rūšių žuvys, nėgės, vėžiagyviai. atitikmenys: angl. fishes vok. Fisches, m rus. рыбы, f… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Fishes — FISH  Pour les articles homophones, voir Fiche et Phish. Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Fish peut faire référence à : Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fishes of Ea — the second Adar added during leap years; the twelfth Assyrian month, Adar, belonged to the Star of the Fish of Ea (Ea being a fish god) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Fishes — Fish·es (fĭshʹĭz) pl.n. (used with a sing. verb) See Pisces. * * * …   Universalium

  • Fishes — n. Pisces, astrological sign of fish, twelfth sign of the Zodiac …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fishes — fɪʃ n. type of cold blooded aquatic animal with fins and scales; other aquatic animals (Informal); flesh of fish; fellow, guy (used in combination i.e. odd fish, queer fish) v. catch fish; try to catch fish; search for fish; search; try to… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Fishes —  / Fish    Scaly water dwelling creatures.    Gollum s favourite food …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

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