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Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • dab — dab1 /dab/, v., dabbed, dabbing, n. v.t. 1. to pat or tap gently, as with something soft or moist: The child dabbed his eyes with the handkerchief. 2. to apply (a substance) by light strokes: He dabbed the ointment on the rash. 3. to strike, esp …   Universalium

  • DAB — Dictionary of American Biography. * * * ▪ flatfish       any of the flatfishes of the genus Limanda, family Pleuronectidae, found in the North Atlantic and North Pacific. Dabs are right eyed flatfish i.e., the eyes are usually on the right side… …   Universalium

  • Mud dab — Mud Mud (m[u^]d), n. [Akin to LG. mudde, D. modder, G. moder mold, OSw. modd mud, Sw. modder mother, Dan. mudder mud. Cf. {Mother} a scum on liquors.] Earth and water mixed so as to be soft and adhesive. [1913 Webster] {Mud bass} (Zo[ o]l.), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Common dab — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • rusty dab — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sand dab — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smear dab — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • town dab — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rough dab — Sandnecker Sand neck er, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A European flounder ({Hippoglossoides limandoides}); called also {rough dab}, {long fluke}, {sand fluke}, and {sand sucker}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flora and fauna of Cornwall — Some of the plants in Trebah garden West and south Cornwall is known fo …   Wikipedia

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