rock eel
Gunnel \Gun"nel\, n. [See {Gunwale}.] 1. A gunwale. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A small, eel-shaped, marine fish of the genus {Mur[ae]noides}; esp., {M. gunnellus} of Europe and America; -- called also {gunnel fish}, {butterfish}, {rock eel}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Rock eel — Rock Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock eel — noun 1. : gunnel 2. : a blackish green blenny (Xiphister mucosus) common in the intertidal zone from Alaska to southern California * * * rock eel, = gunnel2. (Cf. ↑gunnel) …   Useful english dictionary

  • rock-eel — /rok eel /, n. See rock blenny. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • rock-eel — /rok eel /, n. See rock blenny. [1875 80] …   Useful english dictionary

  • rock eel gunnel — paprastoji taukžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pholis gunnellus angl. butterfish; rock eel gunnel; rock gunnel rus. атлантический маслюк; обыкновенный маслюк ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Rock — Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir W.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rock alum — Rock Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rock barnacle — Rock Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rock bass — Rock Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock bird — Rock Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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