Definition of Naucrates
1. Noun. A genus of Carangidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Carangidae, Family Carangidae
Member holonyms: Naucrates Ductor, Pilotfish
Lexicographical Neighbors of Naucrates
Literary usage of Naucrates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Fishes of Zanzibar by Robert Lambert Playfair, Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1866)
"The anal has a similar band, which terminates before the eighth ray. Seychelles. Amboyna. Madras. Naucrates, Cuv. 204. Naucrates ductor. [601. ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"The general form of a Naucrates, and its free dorsal spines; but the head is horizontally flattened, and both the caudal carina and the free spines before ..."
3. The History of Egypt Under the Romans by Samuel Sharpe (1842)
"Pro- clus the sophist, who had a profitable school of rhetoric at Naucrates, his native city, found the place then too much unsettled by the political ..."