Ostracoin quadricorne
Cowfish Cow"fish` (kou"f[i^]sh`), n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The grampus. (b) A California dolphin ({Tursiops Gillii}). (c) A marine plectognath fish ({Ostracoin quadricorne}, and allied species), having two projections, like horns, in front; -- called also {cuckold}, {coffer fish}, {trunkfish}. [1913 Webster]

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  • coffer fish — Cowfish Cow fish (kou f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The grampus. (b) A California dolphin ({Tursiops Gillii}). (c) A marine plectognath fish ({Ostracoin quadricorne}, and allied species), having two projections, like horns, in front; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cowfish — Cow fish (kou f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The grampus. (b) A California dolphin ({Tursiops Gillii}). (c) A marine plectognath fish ({Ostracoin quadricorne}, and allied species), having two projections, like horns, in front; called also {cuckold} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cuckold — Cowfish Cow fish (kou f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The grampus. (b) A California dolphin ({Tursiops Gillii}). (c) A marine plectognath fish ({Ostracoin quadricorne}, and allied species), having two projections, like horns, in front; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trunkfish — Cowfish Cow fish (kou f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The grampus. (b) A California dolphin ({Tursiops Gillii}). (c) A marine plectognath fish ({Ostracoin quadricorne}, and allied species), having two projections, like horns, in front; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tursiops Gillii — Cowfish Cow fish (kou f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The grampus. (b) A California dolphin ({Tursiops Gillii}). (c) A marine plectognath fish ({Ostracoin quadricorne}, and allied species), having two projections, like horns, in front; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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