Elacate canada
Cobia Co"bi*a, n. (Zo["o]l.) An oceanic fish of large size ({Elacate canada}); the crabeater; -- called also {bonito}, {cubbyyew}, {coalfish}, and {sergeant fish}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Elacate canada — Bonito Bo*ni to, n.; pl. {Bonitoes}. [Sp. & Pg. bonito, fr. Ar. bain[=i]t and bain[=i]th.] [Often incorrectly written {bonita}.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A large tropical fish ({Orcynus pelamys}) allied to the tunny. It is about three feet long, blue above …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bonita — Bonito Bo*ni to, n.; pl. {Bonitoes}. [Sp. & Pg. bonito, fr. Ar. bain[=i]t and bain[=i]th.] [Often incorrectly written {bonita}.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A large tropical fish ({Orcynus pelamys}) allied to the tunny. It is about three feet long, blue above …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bonito — Bo*ni to, n.; pl. {Bonitoes}. [Sp. & Pg. bonito, fr. Ar. bain[=i]t and bain[=i]th.] [Often incorrectly written {bonita}.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A large tropical fish ({Orcynus pelamys}) allied to the tunny. It is about three feet long, blue above, with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bonito — Cobia Co bi*a, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An oceanic fish of large size ({Elacate canada}); the crabeater; called also {bonito}, {cubbyyew}, {coalfish}, and {sergeant fish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bonitoes — Bonito Bo*ni to, n.; pl. {Bonitoes}. [Sp. & Pg. bonito, fr. Ar. bain[=i]t and bain[=i]th.] [Often incorrectly written {bonita}.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A large tropical fish ({Orcynus pelamys}) allied to the tunny. It is about three feet long, blue above …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coalfish — Cobia Co bi*a, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An oceanic fish of large size ({Elacate canada}); the crabeater; called also {bonito}, {cubbyyew}, {coalfish}, and {sergeant fish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cobia — Co bi*a, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An oceanic fish of large size ({Elacate canada}); the crabeater; called also {bonito}, {cubbyyew}, {coalfish}, and {sergeant fish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cubbyyew — Cobia Co bi*a, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An oceanic fish of large size ({Elacate canada}); the crabeater; called also {bonito}, {cubbyyew}, {coalfish}, and {sergeant fish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Euthynnus pelamis — Bonito Bo*ni to, n.; pl. {Bonitoes}. [Sp. & Pg. bonito, fr. Ar. bain[=i]t and bain[=i]th.] [Often incorrectly written {bonita}.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A large tropical fish ({Orcynus pelamys}) allied to the tunny. It is about three feet long, blue above …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Katsuwonus pelamis — Bonito Bo*ni to, n.; pl. {Bonitoes}. [Sp. & Pg. bonito, fr. Ar. bain[=i]t and bain[=i]th.] [Often incorrectly written {bonita}.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A large tropical fish ({Orcynus pelamys}) allied to the tunny. It is about three feet long, blue above …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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