Xiphioid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Xiphioid (Zoöl) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a cetacean of the genus Xiphius or family Xiphiidæ.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n xiphioid In mammalogy See ziphioid.
    • xiphioid Resembling the swordfish; related to the swordfish; belonging to the Xiphiidæ, or having their characters. Also xiphiiform.
    • n xiphioid A member of the family Xiphiidæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Xiphius, + -oid,