Definition of Trunkfishes

1. trunkfish [n] - See also: trunkfish



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trunkfishes

trunk-maker
trunk-makers
trunk call
trunk calls
trunk hose
trunk lid
trunk line
trunk of atrioventricular bundle
trunk of corpus callosum
trunk road
trunk route
trunkback
trunkbacks
trunked
trunkfish
trunkfishes (current term)
trunkful
trunkfuls
trunking
trunkings
trunkless
trunklike
trunkline
trunklines
trunkload
trunkloads
trunks
trunks of brachial plexus
trunnel
trunnels

Literary usage of Trunkfishes

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1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... are found in the Eocene of Monte Bolea. These are probably the nearest to the original ancestor among known scleroderma. The trunkfishes: Ostraciidae. ..."

2. A Manual of the Anatomy of Vertebrated Animals by Thomas Henry Huxley (1895)
"Sometimes they present scattered dermal plates of true bone; or, as in the trunkfishes (Ostra- cion), the body may be encased in a complete cuirass, ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1904)
"... called "sea butterflies" by the natives; black-and-yellow banded banner-fish (Zanclus canescens); trunkfishes ..."

4. Final Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1890)
"trunkfishes. Body angular, covered by a carapace of firmly-united, six-sided plates; the tail, jaws and fins free, and covered by naked skin; mouth small, ..."

5. The Log of a Sea Angler: Sport and Adventures in Many Seas with Spear and Rod by Charles Frederick Holder (1906)
"The former, commonly known as trunkfishes,were among the most remarkable in this wonderful fishing ground. They were very tame, and were the armadillos of ..."

6. The Log of a Sea Angler: Sport and Adventures in Many Seas with Spear and Rod by Charles Frederick Holder (1906)
"The former, commonly known as trunkfishes,were among the most remarkable in this wonderful fishing ground. They were very tame, and were the armadillos of ..."

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