Scomberesox saurus
Skipper Skip"per, n. 1. One who, or that which, skips. [1913 Webster]

2. A young, thoughtless person. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) The saury ({Scomberesox saurus}). [1913 Webster]

4. The cheese maggot. See {Cheese fly}, under {Cheese}. [1913 Webster]

5. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small butterflies of the family {Hesperiad[ae]}; -- so called from their peculiar short, jerking flight. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scomberesox — noun a genus of Scomberesocidae • Syn: ↑genus Scomberesox, ↑Scombresox, ↑genus Scombresox • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scomberesocidae, ↑family …   Useful english dictionary

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