Definition of Xiphias

Xiphias n. means: The constellation Dorado.

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Xiphias n. means: The constellation Dorado.

Meaning of Xiphias

Xiphias (n.) means: The constellation Dorado.

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Xiphias (n.): The constellation Dorado.

Xiphias (n.): A comet shaped like a sword

Xiphias (n.): A genus of fishes comprising the common swordfish.

Dorado (n.): A southern constellation, within which is the south pole of the ecliptic; -- called also sometimes Xiphias, or the Swordfish.

Swordfish (n.): A very large oceanic fish (Xiphias gladius), the only representative of the family Xiphiidae. It is highly valued as a food fish. The bones of the upper jaw are consolidated, and form a long, rigid, swordlike beak; the dorsal fin is high and without distinct spines; the ventral fins are absent. The adult is destitute of teeth. It becomes sixteen feet or more long.

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Meaning of Xiphias

Xiphias means: The constellation Dorado.

Meaning of Xiphias

Xiphias means: A comet shaped like a sword

Meaning of Xiphias

Xiphias means: A genus of fishes comprising the common swordfish.

Meaning of Dorado

Dorado means: A southern constellation, within which is the south pole of the ecliptic; -- called also sometimes Xiphias, or the Swordfish.

Meaning of Swordfish

Swordfish means: A very large oceanic fish (Xiphias gladius), the only representative of the family Xiphiidae. It is highly valued as a food fish. The bones of the upper jaw are consolidated, and form a long, rigid, swordlike beak; the dorsal fin is high and without distinct spines; the ventral fins are absent. The adult is destitute of teeth. It becomes sixteen feet or more long.

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