twaite shad
Twaite Twaite, n. [Prov. E.] (Zo["o]l.) A European shad; -- called also {twaite shad}. See {Shad}. [1913 Webster]

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  • twaite shad — atlantinė perpelė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Alosa fallax angl. twaite shad rus. финта ryšiai: platesnis terminas – perpelės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • twaite shad — noun see twaite * * * [ twāt ˌshad] n. a European shad (fish) with a deep blue back, silvery sides, and some spotting. ● Alosa fallax, family Clupeidae Origin: early 17th cent. (as twaite): of unknown origin …   Useful english dictionary

  • twaite shad — [tweɪt] noun a shad (fish) with a deep blue back and silvery sides. [Alosa fallax.] Origin C17 (as twaite): of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • Twaite — Twaite, n. [Prov. E.] (Zo[ o]l.) A European shad; called also {twaite shad}. See {Shad}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shad — (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the Herring… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shad bush — Shad Shad (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shad frog — Shad Shad (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shad — /shad/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) shad, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) shads. 1. a deep bodied herring, Alosa sapidissima, of Europe and North America, that migrates up streams to spawn, used for food. 2. any other fish of the …   Universalium

  • Shad — Taxobox name = Shads fossil range = fossilrange|55|0 Eocene to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology volume =… …   Wikipedia

  • twaite — ˈtwāt noun or twaite shad also thwaite or thwaite shad ˈt(h)wāt ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : a E …   Useful english dictionary

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