Lagodon rhomboides
Sailor Sail"or, n. One who follows the business of navigating ships or other vessels; one who understands the practical management of ships; one of the crew of a vessel; a mariner; a common seaman. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Mariner; seaman; seafarer. [1913 Webster]

{Sailor's choice}. (Zo["o]l.) (a) An excellent marine food fish ({Diplodus rhomboides}, syn. {Lagodon rhomboides}) of the Southern United States; -- called also {porgy}, {squirrel fish}, {yellowtail}, and {salt-water bream}. (b) A species of grunt ({Orthopristis chrysopterus} syn. {Pomadasys chrysopterus}), an excellent food fish common on the southern coasts of the United States; -- called also {hogfish}, and {pigfish}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Lagodon rhomboides — Pinfish Pin fish , n. [So called from their sharp dorsal spines.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The sailor s choice ({Diplodus rhomboides} syn. {Lagodon rhomboides}). (b) The salt water bream ({Diplodus Holbrooki}). [1913 Webster] Note: Both are excellent food… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Lagodon rhomboides — noun similar to sea bream; small spiny finned fish found in bays along the southeastern coast of the United States • Syn: ↑pinfish, ↑sailor s choice, ↑squirrelfish • Hypernyms: ↑sparid, ↑sparid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lagodon — noun a genus of Sparidae • Syn: ↑genus Lagodon • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sparidae, ↑family Sparidae • Member Meronyms: ↑pi …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Lagodon — noun a genus of Sparidae • Syn: ↑Lagodon • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sparidae, ↑family Sparidae • Member Meronyms: ↑pinfish, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diplodus rhomboides — Pinfish Pin fish , n. [So called from their sharp dorsal spines.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The sailor s choice ({Diplodus rhomboides} syn. {Lagodon rhomboides}). (b) The salt water bream ({Diplodus Holbrooki}). [1913 Webster] Note: Both are excellent food… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diplodus rhomboides — Sailor Sail or, n. One who follows the business of navigating ships or other vessels; one who understands the practical management of ships; one of the crew of a vessel; a mariner; a common seaman. [1913 Webster] Syn: Mariner; seaman; seafarer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pinfish — noun similar to sea bream; small spiny finned fish found in bays along the southeastern coast of the United States • Syn: ↑sailor s choice, ↑squirrelfish, ↑Lagodon rhomboides • Hypernyms: ↑sparid, ↑sparid fish • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

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