Upokororo
Upokororo U`po*ko*ro"ro, n. [From the native Maori name.] (Zo["o]l.) An edible fresh-water New Zealand fish ({Prototroctes oxyrhynchus}) of the family {Haplochitonid[ae]}. In general appearance and habits, it resembles the northern lake whitefishes and trout. Called also {grayling}. [1913 Webster]

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  • upokororo — noun a New Zealand fish, Prototroctes oxyrhynchus in the family Haplochitonidæ, rather like a trout …   Wiktionary

  • grayling — Upokororo U po*ko*ro ro, n. [From the native Maori name.] (Zo[ o]l.) An edible fresh water New Zealand fish ({Prototroctes oxyrhynchus}) of the family {Haplochitonid[ae]}. In general appearance and habits, it resembles the northern lake… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prototroctes oxyrhynchus — Upokororo U po*ko*ro ro, n. [From the native Maori name.] (Zo[ o]l.) An edible fresh water New Zealand fish ({Prototroctes oxyrhynchus}) of the family {Haplochitonid[ae]}. In general appearance and habits, it resembles the northern lake… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neuseeländischer Forellenhechtling — Systematik Ordnung: Stintartige (Osmeriformes) Überfamilie: Galaxioidea Familie: Neuseelandlachse (Retropinnidae) Unterfamilie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Prototroctes oxyrhynchus — Neuseeländischer Forellenhechtling Systematik Teilklasse: Echte Knochenfische (Teleostei) Ordnung: Stintartige (Osmeriformes) Familie: Neuseelandlachse (Retropinnidae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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