Harpe rufa
Ladyfish La"dy*fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; -- called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab['e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of Florida and the West Indies. [1913 Webster]

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  • Harpe rufa — Doncella Don*cel la, n. [Sp., lit., a maid. Cf. {Damsel}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A handsome fish of Florida and the West Indies ({Platyglossus radiatus}). The name is applied also to the ladyfish ({Harpe rufa}) of the same region. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Albula vulpes — Ladyfish La dy*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab[ e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bonefish — Ladyfish La dy*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab[ e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doncella — Don*cel la, n. [Sp., lit., a maid. Cf. {Damsel}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A handsome fish of Florida and the West Indies ({Platyglossus radiatus}). The name is applied also to the ladyfish ({Harpe rufa}) of the same region. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • French mullet — Ladyfish La dy*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab[ e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grubber — Ladyfish La dy*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab[ e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ladyfish — La dy*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab[ e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of Florida and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • macab'e — Ladyfish La dy*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab[ e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Platyglossus radiatus — Doncella Don*cel la, n. [Sp., lit., a maid. Cf. {Damsel}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A handsome fish of Florida and the West Indies ({Platyglossus radiatus}). The name is applied also to the ladyfish ({Harpe rufa}) of the same region. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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