• WordNet 3.6
    • n Syngnathus type genus of the family Syngnathidae
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n syngnathus A genus of fishes, typical of the family Syngnathidæ. It originally included all the species of the modern families Syngnathidæ and Hippocampidæ, but it is now restricted to about 30 species of the former family. See cut under pipe-fish.
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In literature:

The little seahorse (Syngnathus hippocampus) is commonly found here.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden