Leptops olivaris
Bashaw Ba*shaw", n. [See {Pasha}.] 1. A Turkish title of honor, now written {pasha}. See {Pasha}. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: A magnate or grandee. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) A very large siluroid fish ({Leptops olivaris}) of the Mississippi valley; -- also called {goujon}, {mud cat}, and {yellow cat}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Leptops olivaris — mudcat mudcat, mud cat mud cat . A large catfish ({Pylodictus olivaris}, formerly {Leptops olivaris}) of the central U. S. having a flattened head and projecting jaw. Syn: flathead catfish, goujon, shovelnose catfish, spoonbill catfish,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pylodictus olivaris — mudcat mudcat, mud cat mud cat . A large catfish ({Pylodictus olivaris}, formerly {Leptops olivaris}) of the central U. S. having a flattened head and projecting jaw. Syn: flathead catfish, goujon, shovelnose catfish, spoonbill catfish,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pylodictus olivaris — mudcat mudcat, mud cat mud cat . A large catfish ({Pylodictus olivaris}, formerly {Leptops olivaris}) of the central U. S. having a flattened head and projecting jaw. Syn: flathead catfish, goujon, shovelnose catfish, spoonbill catfish,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mud cat — mudcat mudcat, mud cat mud cat . A large catfish ({Pylodictus olivaris}, formerly {Leptops olivaris}) of the central U. S. having a flattened head and projecting jaw. Syn: flathead catfish, goujon, shovelnose catfish, spoonbill catfish,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mudcat — mudcat, mud cat mud cat . A large catfish ({Pylodictus olivaris}, formerly {Leptops olivaris}) of the central U. S. having a flattened head and projecting jaw. Syn: flathead catfish, goujon, shovelnose catfish, spoonbill catfish, {Pylodictus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bashaw — Ba*shaw , n. [See {Pasha}.] 1. A Turkish title of honor, now written {pasha}. See {Pasha}. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: A magnate or grandee. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) A very large siluroid fish ({Leptops olivaris}) of the Mississippi valley; also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goujon — Bashaw Ba*shaw , n. [See {Pasha}.] 1. A Turkish title of honor, now written {pasha}. See {Pasha}. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: A magnate or grandee. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) A very large siluroid fish ({Leptops olivaris}) of the Mississippi… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mud cat — Bashaw Ba*shaw , n. [See {Pasha}.] 1. A Turkish title of honor, now written {pasha}. See {Pasha}. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: A magnate or grandee. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) A very large siluroid fish ({Leptops olivaris}) of the Mississippi… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pasha — Bashaw Ba*shaw , n. [See {Pasha}.] 1. A Turkish title of honor, now written {pasha}. See {Pasha}. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: A magnate or grandee. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) A very large siluroid fish ({Leptops olivaris}) of the Mississippi… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yellow cat — Bashaw Ba*shaw , n. [See {Pasha}.] 1. A Turkish title of honor, now written {pasha}. See {Pasha}. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: A magnate or grandee. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) A very large siluroid fish ({Leptops olivaris}) of the Mississippi… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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