Stingbull
Stingbull Sting"bull`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The European greater weever fish ({Trachinus draco}), which is capable of inflicting severe wounds with the spinous rays of its dorsal fin. See {Weever}. [1913 Webster]

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  • stingbull — Weever Wee ver, n. [Probably from F. vive, OF. vivre, a kind of fish, L. vipera viper. Cf. {Viper}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of edible marine fishes belonging to the genus {Trachinus}, of the family {Trachinid[ae]}. They have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stingbull — stingˈbull or stingˈfish noun The weever • • • Main Entry: ↑sting …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trachinus draco — Stingbull Sting bull , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The European greater weever fish ({Trachinus draco}), which is capable of inflicting severe wounds with the spinous rays of its dorsal fin. See {Weever}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gowdie — Weever Wee ver, n. [Probably from F. vive, OF. vivre, a kind of fish, L. vipera viper. Cf. {Viper}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of edible marine fishes belonging to the genus {Trachinus}, of the family {Trachinid[ae]}. They have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • otter pike — Weever Wee ver, n. [Probably from F. vive, OF. vivre, a kind of fish, L. vipera viper. Cf. {Viper}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of edible marine fishes belonging to the genus {Trachinus}, of the family {Trachinid[ae]}. They have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea cat — Weever Wee ver, n. [Probably from F. vive, OF. vivre, a kind of fish, L. vipera viper. Cf. {Viper}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of edible marine fishes belonging to the genus {Trachinus}, of the family {Trachinid[ae]}. They have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stingfish — Weever Wee ver, n. [Probably from F. vive, OF. vivre, a kind of fish, L. vipera viper. Cf. {Viper}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of edible marine fishes belonging to the genus {Trachinus}, of the family {Trachinid[ae]}. They have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trachinus draco — Weever Wee ver, n. [Probably from F. vive, OF. vivre, a kind of fish, L. vipera viper. Cf. {Viper}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of edible marine fishes belonging to the genus {Trachinus}, of the family {Trachinid[ae]}. They have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trachinus vipera — Weever Wee ver, n. [Probably from F. vive, OF. vivre, a kind of fish, L. vipera viper. Cf. {Viper}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of edible marine fishes belonging to the genus {Trachinus}, of the family {Trachinid[ae]}. They have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weaverfish — Weever Wee ver, n. [Probably from F. vive, OF. vivre, a kind of fish, L. vipera viper. Cf. {Viper}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of edible marine fishes belonging to the genus {Trachinus}, of the family {Trachinid[ae]}. They have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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