white sturgeon
Shovelnose Shov"el*nose`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The common sand shark. See under {Snad}. (b) A small California shark ({Heptranchias maculatus}), which is taken for its oil. (c) A Pacific Ocean shark ({Hexanchus corinus}). (d) A ganoid fish of the Sturgeon family ({Scaphirhynchus platyrhynchus}) of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers; -- called also {white sturgeon}. [1913 Webster]

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  • White sturgeon — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White sturgeon — Taxobox | name = White Sturgeon image caption = White Sturgeon at Vancouver Aquarium status = EN trend = stable regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Acipenseriformes familia = Acipenseridae genus = Acipenser species …   Wikipedia

  • white sturgeon — noun 1. valuable source of caviar and isinglass; found in Black and Caspian seas • Syn: ↑beluga, ↑hausen, ↑Acipenser huso • Hypernyms: ↑sturgeon • Member Holonyms: ↑Acipenser, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • white sturgeon — baltasis eršketas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Acipenser transmontanus angl. Pacific sturgeon; white sturgeon rus. белый осётр ryšiai: platesnis terminas – eršketai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • white sturgeon — didysis eršketas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Huso huso angl. beluga; great sturgeon; hausen; white sturgeon rus. белуга ryšiai: platesnis terminas – didieji eršketai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • white sturgeon — a dark gray sturgeon, Acipenser transmontanus, inhabiting marine and fresh waters along the northwestern coast of North America, valued as a food and sport fish. Also called Pacific sturgeon. * * * …   Universalium

  • White — (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith. szveisti, to make …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White alder — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White ant — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White arsenic — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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