Sea adder
Sea adder Sea" ad"der (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European fifteen-spined stickleback ({Gasterosteus spinachia}); -- called also {bismore}. (b) The European tanglefish, or pipefish ({Syngnathus acus}). [1913 Webster]

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  • sea adder — noun 1. : a European 15 spined stickleback (Spinachia spinachia) 2. : any of several European pipefishes of the genus Nerophis * * * sea adder noun 1. A pipefish 2. A marine stickleback • • • Main Entry: ↑sea …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Adder — Ad der, n. [OE. addere, naddere, eddre, AS. n[ae]dre, adder, snake; akin to OS. nadra, OHG. natra, natara, Ger. natter, Goth. nadrs, Icel. na[eth]r, masc., na[eth]ra, fem.: cf. W. neidr, Gorn. naddyr, Ir. nathair, L. natrix, water snake. An adder …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adder stone — hagstone, location: Dänholm, Germany, Baltic Sea Adder stone is a type of stone, usually glassy, with a naturally occurring hole through it[citation needed]. Such stones have been dis …   Wikipedia

  • milk adder — Adder Ad der, n. [OE. addere, naddere, eddre, AS. n[ae]dre, adder, snake; akin to OS. nadra, OHG. natra, natara, Ger. natter, Goth. nadrs, Icel. na[eth]r, masc., na[eth]ra, fem.: cf. W. neidr, Gorn. naddyr, Ir. nathair, L. natrix, water snake. An …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • puffing adder — Adder Ad der, n. [OE. addere, naddere, eddre, AS. n[ae]dre, adder, snake; akin to OS. nadra, OHG. natra, natara, Ger. natter, Goth. nadrs, Icel. na[eth]r, masc., na[eth]ra, fem.: cf. W. neidr, Gorn. naddyr, Ir. nathair, L. natrix, water snake. An …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pelias berus — Adder Ad der, n. [OE. addere, naddere, eddre, AS. n[ae]dre, adder, snake; akin to OS. nadra, OHG. natra, natara, Ger. natter, Goth. nadrs, Icel. na[eth]r, masc., na[eth]ra, fem.: cf. W. neidr, Gorn. naddyr, Ir. nathair, L. natrix, water snake. An …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vipera berus — Adder Ad der, n. [OE. addere, naddere, eddre, AS. n[ae]dre, adder, snake; akin to OS. nadra, OHG. natra, natara, Ger. natter, Goth. nadrs, Icel. na[eth]r, masc., na[eth]ra, fem.: cf. W. neidr, Gorn. naddyr, Ir. nathair, L. natrix, water snake. An …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bismore — Sea adder Sea ad der (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European fifteen spined stickleback ({Gasterosteus spinachia}); called also {bismore}. (b) The European tanglefish, or pipefish ({Syngnathus acus}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gasterosteus spinachia — Sea adder Sea ad der (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European fifteen spined stickleback ({Gasterosteus spinachia}); called also {bismore}. (b) The European tanglefish, or pipefish ({Syngnathus acus}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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