Limnoria terebrans
Gribble Grib"ble, n. [Cf. Prov. E. grib to bite.] (Zo["o]l.) A small marine isopod crustacean ({Limnoria lignorum} or {Limnoria terebrans}), which burrows into and rapidly destroys submerged timber, such as the piles of wharves, both in Europe and America. [1913 Webster]

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  • Limnoria lignorum — Gribble Grib ble, n. [Cf. Prov. E. grib to bite.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small marine isopod crustacean ({Limnoria lignorum} or {Limnoria terebrans}), which burrows into and rapidly destroys submerged timber, such as the piles of wharves, both in Europe… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Chelura terebrans — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Gribble — Grib ble, n. [Cf. Prov. E. grib to bite.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small marine isopod crustacean ({Limnoria lignorum} or {Limnoria terebrans}), which burrows into and rapidly destroys submerged timber, such as the piles of wharves, both in Europe and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ШАШЕНЬ МОРСКОЙ — (Teredo navalis, limnoria terebrans) особый червь, сильно разрушающий в некоторых морях дерево, применяемое для устройства подводных частей морских сооружений. Самойлов К. И. Морской словарь. М. Л.: Государственное Военно морское Издательство… …   Морской словарь

  • Asseln — Asseln, Gleichfüßer (Isopŏda), Ringelkrebse von ziemlich breiter, abgeflachter oder mehr gewölbter Gestalt, mit 7 freien Brustringen und Kiemen an den Beinen des oft verkümmerten Hinterleibs, Bewohner des Meers, süßen Wassers und feuchter… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Aix sponsa — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alauda arborea — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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