What does ganoid mean?

Definitions for ganoidˈgæn ɔɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ganoid.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ganoid, ganoid fish(noun)

    primitive fishes having thick bony scales with a shiny covering

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ganoid(adj)

    of or pertaining to Ganoidei. -- n. One of the Ganoidei

  2. Origin: [Gr. brightness + -oid.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ganoid

    gän′oid, adj. belonging to an order of fishes once very large, but now decadent, including only seven genera (sturgeons, &c.).—adj. Ganoi′dian. [Gr. ganos, brightness, eidos, appearance.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ganoid in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ganoid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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