Definition of Catfishes

1. Noun. (plural of catfish) ¹



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Definition of Catfishes

1. catfish [n] - See also: catfish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catfishes

cates
catface
catfaces
catfacing
catfacings
catfall
catfalls
catfight
catfighting
catfights
catfish
catfisher
catfisherman
catfishermen
catfishers
catfishes (current term)
catfishlike
catflap
catflaps
catfood
catgirl
catgirls
catgut
catguts
catharpin
catharping
catharpings
catharpins
catharses
catharsis

Literary usage of Catfishes

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1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"The family of catfishes is a large one, the total number of recognized genera ... Of the 30 species of fresh-water catfishes occurring in the United States ..."

2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"In all the rivers of North America east of the Rocky Mountains are found catfishes in great variety. The channel cats, Ictalurus, known most readily by the ..."

3. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1878)
"The catfishes. The species of catfishes occurring in our fresh waters have ... (1) The common catfishes—the stout-bodied and rounded or square-tailed ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1919)
"All of these facts predispose toward a cave existence, and various catfishes have become blind in different parts of the world. I have found normal- eyed ..."

5. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"The majority of the catfishes are inhabitants of the fresh waters and ... The flesh of the catfishes is of an inferior quality, and generally eaten only by ..."

6. Animals: A Text-book of Zoology by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Harold Heath (1905)
"The catfishes.—Among the lowest bony fishes we may place the great group to ... The family of catfishes possesses this structure, and the student should ..."

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