fish keeper
may mean either pondkeeper, q.v., or aquarist q.v

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fish-keeper — may mean either pondkeeper, q.v., or aquarist q.v …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish keeper's granuloma — an infection in humans with the bacteria causing fish tuberculosis (a Mycobacterium, but not the same as the one causing human tuberculosis). It is probably the only zoonosis of note to aquarists. It appears as a skin infection, usually on the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-keeper's granuloma — an infection in humans with the bacteria causing fish tuberculosis (a Mycobacterium, but not the same as the one causing human tuberculosis). It is probably the only zoonosis of note to aquarists. It appears as a skin infection, usually on the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • keeper — [kēp′ər] n. 1. a person or thing that keeps; specif., a) a guard, as of prisoners or animals b) a guardian or protector c) Chiefly Brit. a curator d) a custodian; caretaker e) Brit. a gamekeeper f) …   English World dictionary

  • Fish and Elephant — Infobox Chinese Film name = Fish and Elephant image size = caption = director = Li Yu producer = Cheng Yong writer = Li Yu starring = Shitou Pan Yi music = He Wen cinematography = Fei Xiaoping editing = Li Yu distributor = Ariztical Entertainment …   Wikipedia

  • keeper — 1) a loop near the grip on a fly rod to which the fly and its hook can be attached when moving through trees, bushes or grass so that the hook doe snot become entangled 2) any fish that conforms to an established minimum length or weight and so… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • keeper — noun Date: 14th century 1. one that keeps: as a. protector b. gamekeeper c. warden d. custodian e. chiefly British curator 2. any of various devices for keeping something in position 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • keeper — keeperless, adj. keepership, n. /kee peuhr/, n. 1. a person who guards or watches, as at a prison or gate. 2. a person who assumes responsibility for another s behavior: He refused to be his brother s keeper. 3. a person who owns or operates a… …   Universalium

  • keeper — n. something that can be kept; something that qualifies. □ This fish is a keeper. Throw the others out. □ The chipped one is not a keeper …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • keeper — keep•er [[t]ˈki pər[/t]] n. 1) a person who guards or watches, as a prison warden 2) a guardian 3) a person who owns or operates a business: a hotelkeeper[/ex] 4) a person responsible for the maintenance of something: a zookeeper[/ex] 5) a person …   From formal English to slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”