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Acerina vulgaris

Definition of the noun Acerina vulgaris

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Acerina vulgaris is a species of Gymnocephalus, described by Cuvier in 1829.

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of sport & games (1911)

by Henry Charles Howard Suffolk and Berkshire (Earl of), Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo

The Ruffe (Acerina vulgaris) or Pope is a kind of miniature perch. It is shaped like the perch, but has the colour of a gudgeon. It exudes a nasty slime, and has some poisonous spikes on the corner of its gill covers. It has a vexatious habit of ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Encyclopedia (1915)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

RllfFe (ruf; Acerina vulgaris or cer- nua) , a European fresh-water fish of the ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1877)

by Popular encyclopedia

RUFFE (Acerina vulgaris or rernua), a Teleostean fish, inhabiting many English rivers, and included in the family of the Percidae or Perches. It is sometimes known as the Pope, although the origin of this latter name is unknown. In general form ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sport (1897)

by Henry Charles Howard Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo

The Ruffe (Acerina vulgaris) or Pope is a kind of miniature perch. It is shaped like the perch, but has the colour of a gudgeon. It exudes a nasty slime, and has some poisonous spikes on the corner of its gill covers. It has a vexatious habit of ...

Google previewTHE ENCYCLOPAEDIC DICTIONARY (1896)

(Acerina vulgaris.) black tana;, ». A sea-weed, Fucus veri- eulosus, L. (Scotch.) ( Jamieson.) Black-wall hitch(NauL): A bend to the back of a tackle-hook or to a rope, made by passing the bight round the object and jamming it by its own standing ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and Scientific (1853)

Adapted to the Present State of Literature, Science, and Art; on the Basis of Webster's English Dictionary ... Comprising All Words Purely English ... by John Ogilvie

A small fish, called also a ruff; the Acerina vulgaris of Cuvier; it is closely allied to the perch. POPEDOM, n. The place, office, or dignity of the pope; papal dignity.— 2. The jurisdiction of the pope. POPE-JOAN, n. A game of cards. POPELING, n.

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1861)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

A small fish, called also a ruff; the Acerina vulgaris of Cuvier; it is closely allied to the perch. POPEDOM, n. The place, office, or dignity of the pope; papal dignity.— 2. The jurisdiction of the pope. POPE-JOAN, n. A game of cards. POPELING, n.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

The rule or pope (Acerina vulgaris) is a little fish common in the Thames and many other slow-flowing English rivers ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary: T-Z. Supplement. Bibliography. Grammar (1905)

by Joseph Wright

-barse, the ruff, Acerina vulgaris; (4) -'s cannel-stick, the glow-worm, Lampyris noctiluca ; (5) -cheekie, the puffin, Fratercula arctica ; (6) — Harper, the crab, Cancer ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary (1905)

Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years by Joseph Wright

-barse, the ruff, Acerina vulgaris; (4) -'s cannel-stick, the glow-worm, Lampyris noctiluca ; (5) -cheekie, the puffin, Fraiercula arctica ; (6) — Harper, the crab, Cancer ...

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