cottonwick
cottonwick cottonwick n. a type of grunt ({Haemulon melanurum}) of warm Atlantic waters.

Syn: {Haemulon melanurum}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • cottonwick — /kot n wik /, n. a grunt, Haemulon melanurum, of warm Atlantic seas. [1670 80; COTTON + WICK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cottonwick — noun of warm Atlantic waters • Syn: ↑Haemulon malanurum • Hypernyms: ↑grunt • Member Holonyms: ↑Haemulon, ↑genus Haemulon * * * /kot n wik /, n. a grunt, Haemulon melanurum, of warm Atlantic seas. [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haemulon melanurum — cottonwick cottonwick n. a type of grunt ({Haemulon melanurum}) of warm Atlantic waters. Syn: {Haemulon melanurum}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haemulon melanurum — cottonwick cottonwick n. a type of grunt ({Haemulon melanurum}) of warm Atlantic waters. Syn: {Haemulon melanurum}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haemulidae — This article is about a family of fishes. For other uses of Grunt, see Grunt (disambiguation). Grunts Haemulon album Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • genus Haemulon — noun type genus of the Haemulidae • Syn: ↑Haemulon • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Haemulidae, ↑family Haemulidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haemulon — noun type genus of the Haemulidae • Syn: ↑genus Haemulon • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Haemulidae, ↑family Haemulidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haemulon malanurum — noun of warm Atlantic waters • Syn: ↑cottonwick • Hypernyms: ↑grunt • Member Holonyms: ↑Haemulon, ↑genus Haemulon …   Useful english dictionary

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