salpa
Sculpin Scul"pin, n. [Written also skulpin.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous species of marine cottoid fishes of the genus {Cottus}, or {Acanthocottus}, having a large head armed with several sharp spines, and a broad mouth. They are generally mottled with yellow, brown, and black. Several species are found on the Atlantic coasts of Europe and America. (b) A large cottoid market fish of California ({Scorp[ae]nichthys marmoratus}); -- called also {bighead}, {cabezon}, {scorpion}, {salpa}. (c) The dragonet, or yellow sculpin, of Europe ({Callionymus lyra}). [1913 Webster]

Note: The name is also applied to other related California species. [1913 Webster]

{Deep-water sculpin}, the sea raven. [1913 Webster]


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  • Salpa — Sal pa (s[a^]l p[.a]), n.; pl. L. {Salp[ae]} (s[a^]l p[=e]), E. {Salpas} (s[a^]l p[.a]z). [NL.: cf. L. salpa a kind of stockfish.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of transparent, tubular, free swimming oceanic tunicates found abundantly in all the warmer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salpa — may refer to * Salp, a free floating tunicate. * Salpa Line, a bunker line on the eastern border of Finland. * The previous name of Seppa, a town in Arunachal Pradesh, India …   Wikipedia

  • salpa — ou salpe (entrée créée par le supplément) (sal pa ou sal p ) s. m. Terme d histoire naturelle. Nom des mollusques du genre biphore. •   Les salpas et leurs générations alternantes, Journ. offic. 31 août 1875, p. 7403, 2e col.. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • sȃlpa — ž 〈G mn ī〉 zool. morska riba koštunjača (Box salpa) iz porodice ljuskavki (Sparidae), česta u Jadranu ⃞ {{001f}}pun novaca (para) ko ∼ govana ima mnogo novaca, ne zna kud će s novcem, ima (novca) više nego što mu treba, prepun para ✧ {{001f}}lat …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

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  • salpa — (Del lat. salpa). 1. f. Pez marino teleósteo, del suborden de los Acantopterigios, muy semejante a la boga marina, de unos 25 cm de largo, cabeza apuntada, cuerpo comprimido, grandes escamas, y color verdoso por el lomo, plateado en los costados… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Salpa — Salpa, 1) Abtheilung der Seescheidengattung Doppelreiher, s.d. b); 2) Art der Gattung Boops, s.d. 2), zur Familie der Barsche gehörig …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • salpa — s. f. Animálculo fosforescente, tipo da família dos salpídeos …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • salpa — salpà dkt. Salpų̃ pélkės …   Bendrinės lietuvių kalbos žodyno antraštynas

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