Definitions for elasmobranchɪˈlæs məˌbræŋk, ɪˈlæz-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•las•mo•branchɪˈlæs məˌbræŋk, ɪˈlæz-(adj.)

  1. belonging or pertaining to the Elasmobranchii, the subclass of cartilaginous fishes comprising the sharks and rays.

    Category: Ichthyology

  2. (n.)an elasmobranch fish.

    Category: Ichthyology

Origin of elasmobranch:

1870–75; < NL Elasmobranchii < Gk elasm(ós) beaten metal

Princeton's WordNet

  1. elasmobranch, selachian(noun)

    any of numerous fishes of the class Chondrichthyes characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton and placoid scales: sharks; rays; skates


  1. elasmobranch(Noun)

    Any of many cartilaginous fish of the subclass Elasmobranchii

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elasmobranch(adj)

    of or pertaining to the Elasmobranchii

  2. Elasmobranch(noun)

    one of the Elasmobranchii


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