hog sucker
noun Date: 1877 a North American sucker (Hypentelium nigricans) that is brassy olive marked with brown and is sometimes used for food

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  • hog sucker — Stone Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hog sucker — noun widely distributed in warm clear shallow streams • Syn: ↑hog molly, ↑Hypentelium nigricans • Hypernyms: ↑sucker * * * noun : a No. American fish (Hypentelium nigricans) of the family Catostomidae that is brassy olive marked with brown, is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hog sucker — any of several suckers of the genus Hypentelium, inhabiting cool streams of eastern North America and characterized by a broad head that is concave above. Also called hogmolly. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • northern hog sucker — juodoji kiaulinė čiulpikė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hypentelium nigricans angl. northern hog sucker rus. чёрный чукучан свинья ryšiai: platesnis terminas – kiaulinės čiulpikės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • northern hog sucker. — See black sucker. * * * …   Universalium

  • northern hog sucker. — See black sucker …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sucker — Suck er (s[u^]k [ e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere to other bodies. [1913 Webster] 2. A suckling; a sucking animal. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 3. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sucker fish — Sucker Suck er (s[u^]k [ e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere to other bodies. [1913 Webster] 2. A suckling; a sucking animal. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 3 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sucker foot — Sucker Suck er (s[u^]k [ e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere to other bodies. [1913 Webster] 2. A suckling; a sucking animal. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 3 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sucker rod — Sucker Suck er (s[u^]k [ e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere to other bodies. [1913 Webster] 2. A suckling; a sucking animal. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 3 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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