fish-pea
a small part of the cod intestine, consumed as a delicacy in Newfoundland

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fish pea — a small part of the cod intestine, consumed as a delicacy in Newfoundland …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Pea — Taxobox name = Pea image width = 240px image caption = Peas are contained within a pod regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta unranked classis = eudicots ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae subfamilia = Faboideae tribus = Vicieae genus = Pisum… …   Wikipedia

  • fish wood — 1) Jamaican dogwood or Florida fish poison tree (Piscidia piscipula (Fabacaea, pea family), also called fishfuddle tree. Not a member of the dogwood family. Seminoles in Florida used a powder made from its roots, bark, and leaves to stun fish.… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-fuddle tree — Piscidia piscipula (Fabacaea, pea family), also called Jamaican dogwood, Florida fish poison tree and fishfuddle tree. Seminoles in Florida used a powder made from its roots, bark, and leaves to stun fish. See also fish poison tree …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-wood — 1) Jamaican dogwood or Florida fish poison tree (Piscidia piscipula (Fabacaea, pea family), also called fishfuddle tree. Not a member of the dogwood family. Seminoles in Florida used a powder made from its roots, bark, and leaves to stun fish.… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pea — a fish egg (usually used in the plural) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fishy pea — fish pea …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • peacock-fish — peaˈcock fish noun A variegated Mediterranean wrasse • • • Main Entry: ↑peacock …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peacock fish — Peacock Pea cock (p[=e] k[o^]k ), n. [OE. pecok. Pea in this word is from AS. pe[ a], p[=a]wa, peacock, fr. L. pavo, prob. of Oriental origin; cf. Gr. taw s, taw^s, Per. t[=a]us, t[=a]wus, Ar. t[=a]w[=u]s. See {Cock} the bird.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sweet pea — Sweet Sweet, a. [Compar. {Sweeter}; superl. {Sweetest}.] [OE. swete, swote, sote, AS. sw[=e]te; akin to OFries. sw[=e]te, OS. sw[=o]ti, D. zoet, G. s[ u]ss, OHG. suozi, Icel. s[ae]tr, s[oe]tr, Sw. s[ o]t, Dan. s[ o]d, Goth. suts, L. suavis, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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