rockling
noun Date: 1602 any of several small rather elongate marine bony fishes (especially genera Enchelyopus and Gaidropsarus) of the cod family

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
, (Motella vulgaris)


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  • Rockling — Rock ling, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of small marine fishes of the genera {Onos} and {Rhinonemus} (formerly {Motella}), allied to the cod. They have three or four barbels. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Röckling — Röckling, kleines stollenförmiges Brod von Roggenmehl …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • rockling — /rok ling/, n., pl. rocklings, (esp. collectively) rockling. any of several small cods of the genera Enchalyopus and Gaidropsarus, found in the North Atlantic. [1595 1605; ROCK1 + LING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rockling — /ˈrɒklɪŋ/ (say rokling) noun (plural rockling or rocklings) 1. a long, slim, marine fish, Genypterus microstomus, belonging to the family Ophidiidae, found in southern Australian waters. 2. a related larger species G. blacodes of New Zealand. 3.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • rockling — juodoji kongrija statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Genypterus blacodes angl. kinglip; ling; rockling rus. американский ошибень; чёрный конгрио ryšiai: platesnis terminas – kongrijos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • rockling — noun a slender marine fish of the cod family, typically occurring in shallow water or tidal pools. [Genera Ciliata and Rhinomenus: several species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • rockling — n. Whistle fish, sea loach (Motella vulgaris) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • rockling — rock·ling …   English syllables

  • rockling — n. any of various small marine fish of the cod family, esp. of the genus Ciliata and Rhinomenus, found in pools among rocks …   Useful english dictionary

  • Röckling, der — Der Röckling, des es, plur. die e, in einigen Gegenden, besonders Niedersachsens, ein feines, kleines Rockenbrot, so wie es von den Stadtbäckern gebacken wird …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

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