What is another word for selachii?

4 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ sˈɛlɐt͡ʃˌɪa͡ɪ], [ sˈɛlɐt‍ʃˌɪa‍ɪ], [ s_ˈɛ_l_ɐ_tʃ_ˌɪ__aɪ]

Selachii is a term used to describe a group of fish species that are commonly referred to as sharks. However, there are other synonyms for this word that can be used to refer to these fascinating creatures. One synonym is the word "elasmobranch" which encompasses both sharks and rays. Another common synonym for sharks is "selachimorpha." This term refers specifically to the class of cartilaginous fish to which sharks belong. Other synonyms include "squaloids" and "palaeoselachians" which describe specific groups or traits of sharks. Regardless of the term used, sharks are some of the most awe-inspiring creatures in the ocean and continue to captivate scientists and laypeople alike.

Synonyms for Selachii:

What are the hypernyms for Selachii?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    fish, sea creatures.

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