Fallfish
Fallfish Fall"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A fresh-water fish of the United States ({Semotilus bullaris}); -- called also {silver chub}, and {Shiner}. The name is also applied to other allied species. [1913 Webster]

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  • fallfish — ☆ fallfish [fôl′fish΄ ] n. pl. fallfish [prob. so named because often found near falls or rapids] a freshwater minnow (Semotilis corporalis) found in clear waters of the NE U.S …   English World dictionary

  • Fallfish — Taxobox name = Fallfish regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Cypriniformes familia = Cyprinidae subfamilia = Leuciscinae genus = Semotilus species = S. corporalis binomial = Semotilus corporalis binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • fallfish — /fawl fish /, n., pl. fallfishes, (esp. collectively) fallfish. a large minnow, Semotilus corporalis, of eastern North America. [1805 15, Amer.; FALL + FISH] * * * …   Universalium

  • fallfish — stiprusis šapalas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Semotilus corporalis angl. American chub; fallfish rus. сильный семотилус ryšiai: platesnis terminas – didžiasnukiai šapalai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • fallfish — noun Date: circa 1811 a common silvery cyprinid fish (Semotilus corporalis) of the streams of northeastern North America …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fallfish — noun A small silvery freshwater fish (Semotilus corporalis) found in North America …   Wiktionary

  • fallfish — noun (plural same or fallfishes) a North American freshwater fish resembling the chub. [Semotilus corporalis.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • fallfish — fall•fish [[t]ˈfɔlˌfɪʃ[/t]] n. pl. fish•es, (esp. collectively) fish. ich a large minnow, Semotilus corporalis, of E North America • Etymology: 1805–15, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • fallfish — n. US a N. American freshwater fish like the chub …   Useful english dictionary

  • Semotilus bullaris — Fallfish Fall fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water fish of the United States ({Semotilus bullaris}); called also {silver chub}, and {Shiner}. The name is also applied to other allied species. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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