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]

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  • 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

  • trumpet fish —       any of the three species of marine fishes (fish) that constitute the family Aulostomidae (order Gasterosteiformes (gasterosteiform)), found on coral reefs and reef flats in the tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and… …   Universalium

  • trumpet fish — /ˈtrʌmpət fɪʃ/ (say trumpuht fish) noun (plural trumpet fish or trumpet fishes) any of various long snouted fish of the family Aulostomidae, especially Aulostomus maculatus, of the southern Atlantic Ocean. Usage: For variation in the plural… …   Australian English dictionary

  • trumpet fish — dėmėtoji fleitažuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Aulostomus maculatus angl. trumpet fish rus. пятнистая рыба труба; пятнистый флейторыл ryšiai: platesnis terminas – fleitažuvės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • trumpet fish — paprastoji trimitžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Macrorhamphosus scolopax angl. bellowfish; egret piper; long spined snipefish; slender snipefish; trumpet fish rus. бекас рыба; обыкновенный… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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

  • trumpet fish — noun 1. : bellows fish 1 2. : cornetfish …   Useful english dictionary

  • trumpet fish —   Nūnū, nuhu …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • spinyback Chinese trumpet fish — kininė fleitažuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Aulostomus chinensis angl. painted flute mouth; spinyback Chinese trumpet fish rus. китайский флейторыл ryšiai: platesnis terminas – fleitažuvės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • 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 (once or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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