Sea robin

Sea robin
Sea robin Sea" rob"in See under {Robin}, and Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sea robin — Robin Rob in, n. [Properly a pet name for Robert, originally meaning, famebright; F., fron OHG. Roudperht; ruod (in comp.; akin to AS. hr?? glory, fame, Goth. hr?peigs victorius) + beraht bright. See {Bright}, {Hob} a clown.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea robin — ☆ sea robin n. any of a family (Triglidae) of spiny finned, percoid sea fishes having a broad head covered with plates of bone, and large, winglike pectoral fins, esp. any of a genus (Prionotus) with reddish coloring: also searobin …   English World dictionary

  • Sea robin — Taxobox name = Sea Robin image caption = Red gurnard, Chelidonichthys spinosus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Scorpaeniformes familia = Triglidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Aspitrigla Bellator… …   Wikipedia

  • sea robin — any of various gurnards, esp. certain American species of the genus Prionotus, having large pectoral fins used to move across the ocean bottom. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * ▪ fish also called  gurnard        any of the slim, bottom dwelling fish of the …   Universalium

  • sea robin — noun American gurnard; mostly found in bays and estuaries • Syn: ↑searobin • Hypernyms: ↑gurnard • Hyponyms: ↑northern sea robin, ↑Prionotus carolinus, ↑armored searobin, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea robin — sea′ rob in n. ich any of various gurnards, esp. certain American species of the genus Prionotus, having large pectoral fins • Etymology: 1805–15, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • sea robin — noun Date: 1814 any of a family (Triglidae) of marine bony fishes typically having a spiny armored head and the bottom three rays of the pectoral fin on each side free of membrane and elongated for use as feelers or in crawling called also… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sea robin — noun a gurnard (fish), especially one of warm seas, with brightly coloured wing like pectoral fins …   English new terms dictionary

  • sea-robin — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sea Robin Pipeline — is a natural gas pipeline which brings natural gas from the offshore Gulf of Mexico into Louisiana. It connects into the Henry Hub. It is owned by Panhandle Energy. Sea Robin was formerly owned by Sonat, Inc. through its subsidiary Southern… …   Wikipedia

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