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Ladyfish La"dy*fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; -- called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab['e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of Florida and the West Indies. [1913 Webster]

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  • macab — macchabée [ makabe ] n. m. • macabé « noyé » 1856; p. ê. allus. bibl. (les sept Maccabées) ou allus. aux personnages de la danse macabre ♦ Pop. Cadavre. « des tons verts de macchabée pourrissant dans une mare » (Zola). Abrév. MACCHAB ou MACAB .… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Albula vulpes — Ladyfish La dy*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab[ e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bonefish — Ladyfish La dy*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab[ e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • French mullet — Ladyfish La dy*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab[ e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grubber — Ladyfish La dy*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab[ e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harpe rufa — Ladyfish La dy*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab[ e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ladyfish — La dy*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab[ e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of Florida and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • macchabée — [ makabe ] n. m. • macabé « noyé » 1856; p. ê. allus. bibl. (les sept Maccabées) ou allus. aux personnages de la danse macabre ♦ Pop. Cadavre. « des tons verts de macchabée pourrissant dans une mare » (Zola). Abrév. MACCHAB ou MACAB . Des macabs …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hispanie romaine — Tête d une statue antique romaine en bronze, qui fait partie d un groupe de sculptures. Elle a été trouvée dans un temple romain sur le site archéologique de Cabezo de Alcalá en Azaila (Province de Teruel, Aragon, Espagne) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Danse macabre — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Danse macabre (homonymie). La Danse macabre est un élément, le plus achevé, de l art macabre du Moyen Âge, du XIVe au XVIe siècle. Par cette sarabande qui mêle morts et vivants, la Danse macabre souligne la… …   Wikipédia en Français

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