Wolf-fish

  • 1Wolf fish — Wolf Wolf, n.; pl. {Wolves}. [OE. wolf, wulf, AS. wulf; akin to OS. wulf, D. & G. wolf, Icel. [=u]lfr, Sw. ulf, Dan. ulv, Goth. wulfs, Lith. vilkas, Russ. volk , L. lupus, Gr. ly kos, Skr. v[.r]ka; also to Gr. e lkein to draw, drag, tear in… …

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  • 2wolf-fish — /ˈwʊlf fɪʃ/ (say woolf fish) noun (plural wolf fish or wolf fishes) 1. a large fish of the genus Anarhichas, as A. lupus of the northern Atlantic, allied to the blenny, and noted for its ferocious aspect and habits. 2. → lancet fish. Usage: For… …

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  • 3wolf fish — noun large ferocious northern deep sea food fishes with strong teeth and no pelvic fins • Syn: ↑wolffish, ↑catfish • Hypernyms: ↑blennioid fish, ↑blennioid • Member Holonyms: ↑Anarhichas, ↑ …

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  • 4wolf fish — Catfish Cat fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A name given in the United States to various species of siluroid fishes; as, the yellow cat (Amiurus natalis); the bind cat ({Gronias nigrilabrus}); the mud cat ({Pilodictic oilwaris}), the stone cat ({Noturus… …

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  • 5wolf fish — noun a large long bodied marine fish with a long based dorsal fin and sharp teeth. [Anarhichas lupus and other species.] …

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  • 6wolf-fish — …

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  • 7Wolf — Wolf, n.; pl. {Wolves}. [OE. wolf, wulf, AS. wulf; akin to OS. wulf, D. & G. wolf, Icel. [=u]lfr, Sw. ulf, Dan. ulv, Goth. wulfs, Lith. vilkas, Russ. volk , L. lupus, Gr. ly kos, Skr. v[.r]ka; also to Gr. e lkein to draw, drag, tear in pieces.… …

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  • 8Wolf dog — Wolf Wolf, n.; pl. {Wolves}. [OE. wolf, wulf, AS. wulf; akin to OS. wulf, D. & G. wolf, Icel. [=u]lfr, Sw. ulf, Dan. ulv, Goth. wulfs, Lith. vilkas, Russ. volk , L. lupus, Gr. ly kos, Skr. v[.r]ka; also to Gr. e lkein to draw, drag, tear in… …

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  • 9Wolf eel — Wolf Wolf, n.; pl. {Wolves}. [OE. wolf, wulf, AS. wulf; akin to OS. wulf, D. & G. wolf, Icel. [=u]lfr, Sw. ulf, Dan. ulv, Goth. wulfs, Lith. vilkas, Russ. volk , L. lupus, Gr. ly kos, Skr. v[.r]ka; also to Gr. e lkein to draw, drag, tear in… …

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  • 10Wolf net — Wolf Wolf, n.; pl. {Wolves}. [OE. wolf, wulf, AS. wulf; akin to OS. wulf, D. & G. wolf, Icel. [=u]lfr, Sw. ulf, Dan. ulv, Goth. wulfs, Lith. vilkas, Russ. volk , L. lupus, Gr. ly kos, Skr. v[.r]ka; also to Gr. e lkein to draw, drag, tear in… …

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  • 11Wolf spider — Wolf Wolf, n.; pl. {Wolves}. [OE. wolf, wulf, AS. wulf; akin to OS. wulf, D. & G. wolf, Icel. [=u]lfr, Sw. ulf, Dan. ulv, Goth. wulfs, Lith. vilkas, Russ. volk , L. lupus, Gr. ly kos, Skr. v[.r]ka; also to Gr. e lkein to draw, drag, tear in… …

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  • 12Wolf's peach — Wolf Wolf, n.; pl. {Wolves}. [OE. wolf, wulf, AS. wulf; akin to OS. wulf, D. & G. wolf, Icel. [=u]lfr, Sw. ulf, Dan. ulv, Goth. wulfs, Lith. vilkas, Russ. volk , L. lupus, Gr. ly kos, Skr. v[.r]ka; also to Gr. e lkein to draw, drag, tear in… …

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  • 13wolf — n. & v. n. (pl. wolves) 1 a wild flesh eating tawny grey mammal related to the dog, esp. Canis lupus, preying on sheep etc. and hunting in packs. 2 sl. a man given to seducing women. 3 a rapacious or greedy person. 4 Mus. a a jarring sound from… …

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  • 14Wolf — n. & v. n. (pl. wolves) 1 a wild flesh eating tawny grey mammal related to the dog, esp. Canis lupus, preying on sheep etc. and hunting in packs. 2 sl. a man given to seducing women. 3 a rapacious or greedy person. 4 Mus. a a jarring sound from… …

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  • 15wolf eel — noun : a long slender wolffish (Anarhichthys ocellatus) occurring along the coast from Alaska to southern California * * * wolf eel, the wolf fish of the North Pacific …

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  • 16Wolf reintroduction — involves the artificial reestablishment of a population of wolves into areas where they had been previously extirpated. Wolf reintroduction is only considered where large tracts of suitable wilderness still exist and where certain prey species… …

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  • 17Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery — is a National fish hatchery in Jamestown, Kentucky. The hatchery is run by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery (NFH) was constructed in 1975, making it one of the most recently constructed hatcheries in the… …

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  • 18Wolf herring — Wolf herrings Temporal range: 55–0 Ma …

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  • 19Wolf (disambiguation) — Wolf or wolves may refer to: Animals Canids* Gray Wolf, commonly referred to simply as the wolf , which has numerous subspecies including: ** Arctic Wolf ** Eastern Wolf ** Eurasian Wolf ** Japanese Wolf, extinct **Hokkaido Wolf **Honshū Wolf **… …

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  • 20Wolf hunting — is the practice of hunting grey wolves (Canis lupus) or other lupine animals. Wolves are mainly hunted for sport, for their skins, to protect livestock, and in some rare cases to protect humans. Wolves have been actively hunted since 12,000 to 13 …

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