Crenilabrus melops
Gilthead Gilt"head`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A marine fish. The name is applied to two species: (a) The {Pagrus auratus} (syn. {Chrysophrys auratus}), a valuable food fish common in the Mediterranean (so named from its golden-colored head); -- called also {giltpoll}. (b) The {Crenilabrus melops}, of the British coasts; -- called also {golden maid}, {conner}, {sea partridge}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Crenilabrus melops — Goldfinny Gold fin ny, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of two or more species of European labroid fishes ({Crenilabrus melops}, and {Ctenolabrus rupestris}); called also {goldsinny}, and {goldney}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crenilabrus melops — Sea partridge Sea par tridge (Zo[ o]l.) The gilthead ({Crenilabrus melops}), a fish of the British coasts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crenilabrus melops — Conner Con ner, n. [Cf. {Cunner}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A marine European fish ({Crenilabrus melops}); also, the related American cunner. See {Cunner}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Chrysophrys auratus — Gilthead Gilt head , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A marine fish. The name is applied to two species: (a) The {Pagrus auratus} (syn. {Chrysophrys auratus}), a valuable food fish common in the Mediterranean (so named from its golden colored head); called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conner — Gilthead Gilt head , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A marine fish. The name is applied to two species: (a) The {Pagrus auratus} (syn. {Chrysophrys auratus}), a valuable food fish common in the Mediterranean (so named from its golden colored head); called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conner — Con ner, n. [Cf. {Cunner}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A marine European fish ({Crenilabrus melops}); also, the related American cunner. See {Cunner}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ctenolabrus rupestris — Goldfinny Gold fin ny, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of two or more species of European labroid fishes ({Crenilabrus melops}, and {Ctenolabrus rupestris}); called also {goldsinny}, and {goldney}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gilthead — Gilt head , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A marine fish. The name is applied to two species: (a) The {Pagrus auratus} (syn. {Chrysophrys auratus}), a valuable food fish common in the Mediterranean (so named from its golden colored head); called also {giltpoll}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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