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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Type genus of the catfishes.

Usage examples (25)
  • 201 The Silurus is generally so called in English on account of its feeler-acting mustachios.
  • Silurus soldatovi endemic to Khanka, Ussuri and Amur
  • The fish of the place are the same, the Silurus being common.
  • Two sorts of fish are found in the river, and perhaps a third in the black hammer-headed Silurus. for more
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