Stromateus triacanthus
Butterfish But"ter*fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A name given to several different fishes, in allusion to their slippery coating of mucus, as the {Stromateus triacanthus} of the Atlantic coast, the {Epinephelus punctatus} of the southern coast, the rock eel, and the kelpfish of New Zealand. [1913 Webster]

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  • Stromateus triacanthus — dollar dol lar, n. [D. daalder, LG. dahler, G. thaler, an abbreviation of Joachimsthaler, i. e., a piece of money first coined, about the year 1518, in the valley (G. thal) of St. Joachim, in Bohemia. See {Dale}.] 1. (a) A silver coin of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • butterfish — dollar dol lar, n. [D. daalder, LG. dahler, G. thaler, an abbreviation of Joachimsthaler, i. e., a piece of money first coined, about the year 1518, in the valley (G. thal) of St. Joachim, in Bohemia. See {Dale}.] 1. (a) A silver coin of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Butterfish — But ter*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A name given to several different fishes, in allusion to their slippery coating of mucus, as the {Stromateus triacanthus} of the Atlantic coast, the {Epinephelus punctatus} of the southern coast, the rock eel, and the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chop dollar — dollar dol lar, n. [D. daalder, LG. dahler, G. thaler, an abbreviation of Joachimsthaler, i. e., a piece of money first coined, about the year 1518, in the valley (G. thal) of St. Joachim, in Bohemia. See {Dale}.] 1. (a) A silver coin of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dollar — dol lar, n. [D. daalder, LG. dahler, G. thaler, an abbreviation of Joachimsthaler, i. e., a piece of money first coined, about the year 1518, in the valley (G. thal) of St. Joachim, in Bohemia. See {Dale}.] 1. (a) A silver coin of the United… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dollar fish — dollar dol lar, n. [D. daalder, LG. dahler, G. thaler, an abbreviation of Joachimsthaler, i. e., a piece of money first coined, about the year 1518, in the valley (G. thal) of St. Joachim, in Bohemia. See {Dale}.] 1. (a) A silver coin of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epinephelus punctatus — Butterfish But ter*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A name given to several different fishes, in allusion to their slippery coating of mucus, as the {Stromateus triacanthus} of the Atlantic coast, the {Epinephelus punctatus} of the southern coast, the rock… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lafayette — dollar dol lar, n. [D. daalder, LG. dahler, G. thaler, an abbreviation of Joachimsthaler, i. e., a piece of money first coined, about the year 1518, in the valley (G. thal) of St. Joachim, in Bohemia. See {Dale}.] 1. (a) A silver coin of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trade dollar — dollar dol lar, n. [D. daalder, LG. dahler, G. thaler, an abbreviation of Joachimsthaler, i. e., a piece of money first coined, about the year 1518, in the valley (G. thal) of St. Joachim, in Bohemia. See {Dale}.] 1. (a) A silver coin of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Erntefische — Medusenfische Peprilus triacanthus Systematik Klasse: Strahlenflosser (Actinopterygii) Teilklasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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