Bellows fish
Bellows fish Bel"lows fish` (Zo["o]l.) A European fish ({Centriscus scolopax}), distinguished by a long tubular snout, like the pipe of a bellows; -- called also {trumpet fish}, and {snipe fish}. [1913 Webster]

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  • bellows-fish — bellˈows fish noun The trumpetfish • • • Main Entry: ↑bellows …   Useful english dictionary

  • bellows fish — noun small bottom dwelling fish of warm seas having a compressed body and a long snout with a toothless mouth • Syn: ↑snipefish • Hypernyms: ↑teleost fish, ↑teleost, ↑teleostan • Member Holonyms: ↑Macrorhamphosidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bellows fish — snipefish. [1675 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • snipe fish — Bellows fish Bel lows fish (Zo[ o]l.) A European fish ({Centriscus scolopax}), distinguished by a long tubular snout, like the pipe of a bellows; called also {trumpet fish}, and {snipe fish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trumpet fish — Bellows fish Bel lows fish (Zo[ o]l.) A European fish ({Centriscus scolopax}), distinguished by a long tubular snout, like the pipe of a bellows; called also {trumpet fish}, and {snipe fish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teleost fish — noun a bony fish of the subclass Teleostei • Syn: ↑teleost, ↑teleostan • Hypernyms: ↑bony fish • Hyponyms: ↑soft finned fish, ↑malacopterygian, ↑c …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sea woodcock fish — Woodcock Wood cock , n. [AS. wuducoc.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of long billed limicoline birds belonging to the genera {Scolopax} and {Philohela}. They are mostly nocturnal in their habits, and are highly esteemed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trumpet fish — Trumpet Trump et, n. [F. trompette, dim. of trompe. See {Trump} a trumpet.] 1. (Mus.) A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the orchestra. In consists of a long metallic tube, curved… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snipe-fish — n. Trumpet fish, bellows fish (Centriscus scolopax) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • trumpet-fish — n. Snipe fish, bellows fish (Centriscus scolopax) …   New dictionary of synonyms

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