Semotilus bullaris
Fallfish Fall"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A fresh-water fish of the United States ({Semotilus bullaris}); -- called also {silver chub}, and {Shiner}. The name is also applied to other allied species. [1913 Webster]

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  • Semotilus bullaris — Roach Roach, n. [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G. roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a fish.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fresh water fish of the Carp family ({Leuciscus rutilus}). It is silver white, with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • As sound as a roach — Roach Roach, n. [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G. roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a fish.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fresh water fish of the Carp family ({Leuciscus rutilus}). It is silver white, with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fallfish — Fall fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water fish of the United States ({Semotilus bullaris}); called also {silver chub}, and {Shiner}. The name is also applied to other allied species. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leuciscus rutilus — Roach Roach, n. [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G. roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a fish.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fresh water fish of the Carp family ({Leuciscus rutilus}). It is silver white, with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roach — Roach, n. [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G. roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a fish.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fresh water fish of the Carp family ({Leuciscus rutilus}). It is silver white, with a greenish… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shiner — Fallfish Fall fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water fish of the United States ({Semotilus bullaris}); called also {silver chub}, and {Shiner}. The name is also applied to other allied species. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • silver chub — Fallfish Fall fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water fish of the United States ({Semotilus bullaris}); called also {silver chub}, and {Shiner}. The name is also applied to other allied species. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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