Definition of Triglidae
1. Noun. In some classifications restricted to the gurnards and subdivided into the subfamilies Triglinae (true sea robins) and Peristediinae (armored sea robins).
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Scorpaenoidea, Suborder Scorpaenoidea
Member holonyms: Gurnard, Genus Triga, Triga, Subfamily Triglinae, Triglinae, Genus Prionotus, Prionotus, Peristediinae, Subfamily Peristediinae, Genus Peristedion, Peristedion
Lexicographical Neighbors of Triglidae
Literary usage of Triglidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. First- Second Annual Report Upon the Natural History and Geology of the by Ezekiel Holmes, Charles Henry Hitchcock (1862)
"This has also been removed from the Triglidae family into the ... This genus has been removed from the Triglidae to the family ..."
2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"GURNARD (Trigla), a genus of fishes forming a group of the family of " mailed cheeks " (Triglidae), and easily recognized by three detached finger-like ..."