seahorse

views updated

sea·horse / ˈsēˌhôrs/ (also sea horse) • n. 1. a small marine fish (genus Hippocampus, family Syngnathidae) with segmented bony armor, an upright posture, and a head and neck suggestive of a horse. Many species include the American H. hudsonius. 2. a mythical creature with a horse's head and fish's tail.

About this article

seahorse

All Sources -
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic Share Topic