cock-paddle
Lumpfish Lump"fish`, n. [From {Lump}, on account of its bulkiness: cf. G. & D. lump, F. lompe.] (Zo["o]l.) A large, thick, clumsy, marine fish ({Cyclopterus lumpus}) of Europe and America. The color is usually translucent sea green, sometimes purplish. It has a dorsal row of spiny tubercles, and three rows on each side, but has no scales. The ventral fins unite and form a ventral sucker for adhesion to stones and seaweeds. Called also {lumpsucker}, {cock-paddle}, {sea owl}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cock-paddle — Cock pad dle, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zo[ o]l.) See {Lumpfish}. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cock paddle — jūrų rupūžė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cyclopterus lumpus angl. bean; cock paddle; henfish; lumpfish; lumpsucker; sea hen rus. пинагор; рыба воробей ryšiai: platesnis terminas – jūrų rupūžės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • cock-paddle — cock pad(d)le or cock paidle see ↑paddle3 • • • Main Entry: ↑cock …   Useful english dictionary

  • paddle-cock — see paddle n.2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oar cock — Oar Oar ([=o]r), n [AS. [=a]r; akin to Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aare, Sw. [*a]ra; perh. akin to E. row, v. Cf. {Rowlock}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An implement for impelling a boat, being a slender piece of timber, usually ash or spruce, with a grip or handle …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cyclopterus lumpus — Lumpfish Lump fish , n. [From {Lump}, on account of its bulkiness: cf. G. & D. lump, F. lompe.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, thick, clumsy, marine fish ({Cyclopterus lumpus}) of Europe and America. The color is usually translucent sea green, sometimes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lumpfish — Lump fish , n. [From {Lump}, on account of its bulkiness: cf. G. & D. lump, F. lompe.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, thick, clumsy, marine fish ({Cyclopterus lumpus}) of Europe and America. The color is usually translucent sea green, sometimes purplish. It …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lumpsucker — Lumpfish Lump fish , n. [From {Lump}, on account of its bulkiness: cf. G. & D. lump, F. lompe.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, thick, clumsy, marine fish ({Cyclopterus lumpus}) of Europe and America. The color is usually translucent sea green, sometimes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea owl — Lumpfish Lump fish , n. [From {Lump}, on account of its bulkiness: cf. G. & D. lump, F. lompe.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, thick, clumsy, marine fish ({Cyclopterus lumpus}) of Europe and America. The color is usually translucent sea green, sometimes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cyclopterus lumpus — jūrų rupūžė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cyclopterus lumpus angl. bean; cock paddle; henfish; lumpfish; lumpsucker; sea hen rus. пинагор; рыба воробей ryšiai: platesnis terminas – jūrų rupūžės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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