Definition of Family Xiphiidae

1. Noun. Comprising the common swordfishes.

Exact synonyms: Xiphiidae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Scombroidea, Suborder Scombroidea
Member holonyms: Genus Xiphias, Xiphias

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Xiphiidae

family Viscaceae
family Vitaceae
family Vittariaceae
family Viverridae
family Viverrinae
family Volvariaceae
family Volvocaceae
family Vombatidae
family Welwitschiaceae
family Winteraceae
family Xanthorrhoeaceae
family Xantusiidae
family Xenicidae
family Xenopodidae
family Xenosauridae
family Xiphiidae (current term)
family Xylariaceae
family Xyridaceae
family Zamiaceae
family Zannichelliaceae
family Zapodidae
family Zeidae
family Zingiberaceae
family Ziphiidae
family Zoarcidae
family Zosteraceae
family Zygnemataceae
family Zygophyllaceae
family business
family characteristics

Literary usage of Family Xiphiidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Memorial of George Brown Goode, Together with a Selection of His Papers on by Samuel Pierpont Langley, George Brown Goode, Randolph Iltyd Geare, United States National Museum (1901)
"... Relations and Geographical Distribution of the Members of the Sword Fish Family, Xiphiidae. Proceedings of the US National Museum, IV, April 25, 1882, ..."

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