Acipenser huso
Hausen Hau"sen (h[add]"s[e^]n), n. [G.] (Zo["o]l.) A large sturgeon ({Acipenser huso} syn. {Huso huso}) from the region of the Black Sea; also called {Beluga}. It is sometimes twelve feet long, and provides the highest quality {caviar}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Acipenser huso — Huso Hu so, n. [NL., fr. G. hausen, and E. isinglass.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large European sturgeon ({Huso huso} or {Acipenser huso}), inhabiting the region of the Black and Caspian Seas. It sometimes attains a length of more than twelve feet, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acipenser huso — Isinglass I sin*glass, n. [Prob. corrupted fr. D. huizenblas (akin to G. hausenblase), lit., bladder of the huso, or large sturgeon; huizen sturgeon + blas bladder. Cf. {Bladder}, {Blast} a gust of wind.] [1913 Webster] 1. A semitransparent,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acipenser huso — noun valuable source of caviar and isinglass; found in Black and Caspian seas • Syn: ↑beluga, ↑hausen, ↑white sturgeon • Hypernyms: ↑sturgeon • Member Holonyms: ↑Acipenser, ↑genus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acipenser huso huso — Huso huso Pour les articles homonymes, voir Béluga …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Huso huso — Huso Hu so, n. [NL., fr. G. hausen, and E. isinglass.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large European sturgeon ({Huso huso} or {Acipenser huso}), inhabiting the region of the Black and Caspian Seas. It sometimes attains a length of more than twelve feet, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Huso — Hu so, n. [NL., fr. G. hausen, and E. isinglass.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large European sturgeon ({Huso huso} or {Acipenser huso}), inhabiting the region of the Black and Caspian Seas. It sometimes attains a length of more than twelve feet, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Huso — (Del lat. fusus.) ► sustantivo masculino 1 TEXTIL Utensilio de madera o hierro, redondo y que va adelgazando desde el centro hasta los extremos, en el que se devana y tuerce la hebra. 2 Cualquier objeto que tiene una figura parecida a este… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Acipenser — noun type genus of the Acipenseridae: sturgeons • Syn: ↑genus Acipenser • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Acipenseridae, ↑family Acipenseridae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Huso huso — Hausen Hau sen (h[add] s[e^]n), n. [G.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large sturgeon ({Acipenser huso} syn. {Huso huso}) from the region of the Black Sea; also called {Beluga}. It is sometimes twelve feet long, and provides the highest quality {caviar}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Huso huso — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Béluga …   Wikipédia en Français

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