Definition of Mullus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Mullidae: goatfishes.

Exact synonyms: Genus Mullus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Mullidae, Mullidae
Member holonyms: Goatfish, Mullus Surmuletus, Red Mullet, Surmullet, Mullus Auratus, Red Goatfish



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mullus

Muller's capsule
Muller's fibres
Muller's fixative
Muller's law
Muller's manoeuvre
Muller's muscle
Muller's radial cells
Muller's sign
Muller's trigone
Mullidae
Mulloidichthys
Mulloidichthys martinicus
Mullus
Mullus auratus
Mullus surmuletus
Multan
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MultiMediaCards
Multi Input Gateway
Multi Input Gateways
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Multikulti
Multilith
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Multimedia Cards
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Literary usage of Mullus

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"mullus, properly so called, Have only three rays to the gills, and the operculum is without spines and the upper jaw is without teeth, but the vomer has two ..."

2. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1859)
"mullus, Linne ; Cuv. Regne Anim. ; Cuv. # Vol. iii. p. 422. Teeth in the lower jaw, on the vomer and on the palatine bones, none in the upper jaw. ..."

3. An Account of the Arctic Regions with a History and Description of the by William Scoresby (1820)
"mullus barbatus ?—Taken by a seaman out of the mouth of a seal near Spitzbergen. The body was wholly red; the length about 12 inches. ..."

4. The Fishes of Zanzibar by Robert Lambert Playfair, Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1866)
"Zanzibar. Mayotta. Sed Sea, and nearly all Indian seas. 125. mullus ... Aden. Zanzibar. East-Indian archipelago. Chinese seas. 126. mullus ..."

5. Handbook of the Marine and Fresh Water Fishes of the British Islands by William Saville Kent (1883)
"RED MULLET (mullus surmuletus). pastimes of the barbaric Romans to hold banquets for the express purpose of watching the changing colours of the Red Mullet ..."

6. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"mullus, properly so called, Have only three rays to the gills, and the operculum is without spines and the upper jaw is without teeth, but the vomer has two ..."

7. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1859)
"mullus, Linne ; Cuv. Regne Anim. ; Cuv. # Vol. iii. p. 422. Teeth in the lower jaw, on the vomer and on the palatine bones, none in the upper jaw. ..."

8. An Account of the Arctic Regions with a History and Description of the by William Scoresby (1820)
"mullus barbatus ?—Taken by a seaman out of the mouth of a seal near Spitzbergen. The body was wholly red; the length about 12 inches. ..."

9. The Fishes of Zanzibar by Robert Lambert Playfair, Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1866)
"Zanzibar. Mayotta. Sed Sea, and nearly all Indian seas. 125. mullus ... Aden. Zanzibar. East-Indian archipelago. Chinese seas. 126. mullus ..."

10. Handbook of the Marine and Fresh Water Fishes of the British Islands by William Saville Kent (1883)
"RED MULLET (mullus surmuletus). pastimes of the barbaric Romans to hold banquets for the express purpose of watching the changing colours of the Red Mullet ..."

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