Definition of Family Xiphiidae
1. Noun. Comprising the common swordfishes.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Scombroidea, Suborder Scombroidea
Member holonyms: Genus Xiphias, Xiphias
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Xiphiidae
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, ..."