Plural Nouns Starting with X
Xanthochroi (n. pl.) A division of the Caucasian races, comprising the lighter-colored members.
Xenomi (n. pl.) A suborder of soft-rayed fresh-water fishes of which the blackfish of Alaska (Dallia pectoralis) is the type.
Xenopterygii (n. pl.) A suborder of fishes including Gobiesox and allied genera. These fishes have soft-rayed fins, and a ventral sucker supported in front by the pectoral fins. They are destitute of scales.
Xiphosura (n. pl.) See Xiphura.
Xiphura (n. pl.) Same as Limuloidea. Called also Xiphosura.
Xylophagides (n. pl.) A tribe or family of dipterous flies whose larvae live in decayed wood. Some of the tropical species are very large.
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