Hol`o*ceph"a*li\, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. "o`los whole + ? head.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of elasmobranch fishes, including, among living species, only the chim[ae]ras; -- called also Holocephala. See Chim[ae]ra; also Illustration in Appendix.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature