Associations to the word «Xiphias»

Wiktionary

XIPHIAS, noun. A swordfish.
XIPHIAS, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Xiphiidae   — the swordfish.
XIPHIAS GLADIUS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Xiphiidae   — swordfish.

Dictionary definition

XIPHIAS, noun. Type genus of the Xiphiidae.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats