Forkbeard
Forkbeard Fork"beard`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European fish ({Raniceps raninus}), having a large flat head; -- also called {tadpole fish}, and {lesser forked beard}. (b) The European forked hake or hake's-dame ({Phycis blennoides}); -- also called {great forked beard}. [1913 Webster]

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  • great forked beard — Forkbeard Fork beard , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fish ({Raniceps raninus}), having a large flat head; also called {tadpole fish}, and {lesser forked beard}. (b) The European forked hake or hake s dame ({Phycis blennoides}); also called {great… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lesser forked beard — Forkbeard Fork beard , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fish ({Raniceps raninus}), having a large flat head; also called {tadpole fish}, and {lesser forked beard}. (b) The European forked hake or hake s dame ({Phycis blennoides}); also called {great… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phycis blennoides — Forkbeard Fork beard , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fish ({Raniceps raninus}), having a large flat head; also called {tadpole fish}, and {lesser forked beard}. (b) The European forked hake or hake s dame ({Phycis blennoides}); also called {great… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Raniceps raninus — Forkbeard Fork beard , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fish ({Raniceps raninus}), having a large flat head; also called {tadpole fish}, and {lesser forked beard}. (b) The European forked hake or hake s dame ({Phycis blennoides}); also called {great… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tadpole fish — Forkbeard Fork beard , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fish ({Raniceps raninus}), having a large flat head; also called {tadpole fish}, and {lesser forked beard}. (b) The European forked hake or hake s dame ({Phycis blennoides}); also called {great… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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