Platyglossus radiatus
Pudding fish Pud"ding fish, Pudding wife Pudding wife [Prob. corrupted fr. the Sp. name in Cuba, pudiano verde.] (Zo["o]l.) A large, handsomely colored, blue and bronze, labroid fish ({Iridio radiatus}, syn. {Platyglossus radiatus}) of Florida, Bermuda, and the West Indies. Called also {pudiano}, {doncella}, and, at Bermuda, {bluefish}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Platyglossus radiatus — Doncella Don*cel la, n. [Sp., lit., a maid. Cf. {Damsel}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A handsome fish of Florida and the West Indies ({Platyglossus radiatus}). The name is applied also to the ladyfish ({Harpe rufa}) of the same region. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Platyglossus radiatus — Bluefish Blue fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A large voracious fish ({Pomatomus saitatrix}), of the family {Carangid[ae]}, valued as a food fish, and widely distributed on the American coast. On the New Jersey and Rhode Island coast it is called the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iridio radiatus — Pudding fish Pud ding fish, Pudding wife Pudding wife [Prob. corrupted fr. the Sp. name in Cuba, pudiano verde.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, handsomely colored, blue and bronze, labroid fish ({Iridio radiatus}, syn. {Platyglossus radiatus}) of Florida,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bluefish — Pudding fish Pud ding fish, Pudding wife Pudding wife [Prob. corrupted fr. the Sp. name in Cuba, pudiano verde.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, handsomely colored, blue and bronze, labroid fish ({Iridio radiatus}, syn. {Platyglossus radiatus}) of Florida,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • doncella — Pudding fish Pud ding fish, Pudding wife Pudding wife [Prob. corrupted fr. the Sp. name in Cuba, pudiano verde.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, handsomely colored, blue and bronze, labroid fish ({Iridio radiatus}, syn. {Platyglossus radiatus}) of Florida,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pudding fish — Pud ding fish, Pudding wife Pudding wife [Prob. corrupted fr. the Sp. name in Cuba, pudiano verde.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, handsomely colored, blue and bronze, labroid fish ({Iridio radiatus}, syn. {Platyglossus radiatus}) of Florida, Bermuda, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pudding wife — Pudding fish Pud ding fish, Pudding wife Pudding wife [Prob. corrupted fr. the Sp. name in Cuba, pudiano verde.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, handsomely colored, blue and bronze, labroid fish ({Iridio radiatus}, syn. {Platyglossus radiatus}) of Florida,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pudiano — Pudding fish Pud ding fish, Pudding wife Pudding wife [Prob. corrupted fr. the Sp. name in Cuba, pudiano verde.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, handsomely colored, blue and bronze, labroid fish ({Iridio radiatus}, syn. {Platyglossus radiatus}) of Florida,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bluefish — Blue fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A large voracious fish ({Pomatomus saitatrix}), of the family {Carangid[ae]}, valued as a food fish, and widely distributed on the American coast. On the New Jersey and Rhode Island coast it is called the {horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doncella — Don*cel la, n. [Sp., lit., a maid. Cf. {Damsel}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A handsome fish of Florida and the West Indies ({Platyglossus radiatus}). The name is applied also to the ladyfish ({Harpe rufa}) of the same region. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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