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Definition of the noun acipenser
What does acipenser mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- type genus of the Acipenseridae: sturgeons
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Acipenser: genus Acipenser
- more generic term: fish genus = any of various genus of fish
- member of: Acipenseridae / family Acipenseridae = sturgeons
Phrases with Acipenser
- acipenser huso
- Acipenser Shyp
- Acipenser Baeri
- Acipenser Nasus
- Acipenser Tucka
- Acipenser Albula
- Acipenser baerii
- Acipenser Baieri
- Acipenser Beluga
- Acipenser Dubius
- Acipenser Glaber
- Acipenser Helops
- Acipenser Medius
- Acipenser Nardoi
- Acipenser Schypa
- Acipenser Sturio
- Acipenser Tuecka
- Acipenser Attilus
- Acipenser Bairdii
- genus acipenser
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acipenser
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Fishing for Buffalo (2009)
A Guide to the Pursuit and Cuisine of Carp, Suckers, Eelpout, Gar, and Other Rough Fish by Rob Buffler, Tom Dickson
Lake Sturgeon Acipenser fulz/escens Acipenser is the Latin word for “sturgeon," and fulz/escens is Latin for “reddish yellow.” Although its scientific name describes a reddish-yellow fish, the lake sturgeon ranges in color from olive- yellow to ...
THE ANIMAL KINGDOM, (1831)
The • Acipenser is the antient name; Sturio, whence Sturgeon, ...
British Zoology (1776)
Class III. Reptiles. IV. Fish by Thomas Pennant
Whether the acipenser is the sturgeon of the moderns, may be doubted, otherwise Ovid would never have spoke of it as a foreign fish : Tuque peregrini, Acipenser, nobilis undir. And, thou, a fish in foreign seas renowned.
(ninth Edition) A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
sturgeons constitute a family, Acz'penseridre, with two genera, of which Acipenser is the most imporSturgeon (Act'penser aim-1'0). tant. The common sturgeons of Europe and America were classed as separate species by the older writers, ...
Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling
True caviar—expensive and gray-black in color—comes from various types of sturgeon: Oscietra caviar (Acipenser güldenstädti), beluga caviar (Huso huso), sevruga caviar (Acipenser stellatus). Red caviar comes from Pacific chum salmon ...
by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji
ACIPENSER. Acipenser. huso,. Linn. ,-. Pisces,. The Source of Isinglass. Vern. — Machchhi-kd-sirish, Hind., Duk. ; Ghirriyus-samak, Arab.; Si- reshame-mahi, ...
by Sir George Watt
ACIPENSER. Acipenser. huso,. Linn. ,•. PISCES. THE. SOURCE. OF. ISINGLASS . Vem— Machch)ii-kA-sirish, HIND., DUK.; Ghimyus-samak, ARAB.; Si- reshame- mahi, PERS. j Minwjjaram, TAM. ; Chepawjra mu ...
The Caspian Sea Encyclopedia (2010)
by Igor S. Zonn, Aleksey N Kosarev, Michael H. Glantz, Andrey G. Kostianoy
Stellate Sturgeon, North Caspian Stellate Sturgeon (Acipenser ...
by David Alderton
Acipenser gueldenstaedtii Diamond Sturgeon Acipenser stellatus Star Sterlet Acipenser baerii Siberian Sturgeon ORIGINS Europe and western Asia, inhabiting the Azov, Caspian, and Black seas; also ventures into rivers. SIZE 48 in (125 cm) ...
by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar
Sturgeon (Acipenser) , a genus of ganoid fishes of the family Acipenseridw order Sturgeon ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
Acipenser etellatns, the "Seuruga" of the Russians, occurs likewise in great abundance in the rivers of the Black Sea and of the Sea of Azoff. It has a remarkably long and pointed snout, like the sterlet, but simple barbels without fringes.
British Encyclopedia (1819)
Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson
ACIPENSER, a genus of fishes of the order Cartila enei : the characters are, that the head is obtuse, the mouth is under the head,retractile, and without teeth; that the four cerri are below the front, and before the mouth; the aperture of the gills is ...
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