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Definition of the noun acipenser huso
What does acipenser huso mean as a name of something?
- valuable source of caviar and isinglass; found in Black and Caspian seas
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonyms of Acipenser huso: beluga / hausen / white sturgeon
- more generic word: sturgeon = large primitive fishes valued for their flesh and roe
- part: beluga caviar = roe of beluga sturgeon usually from Russia
- member of: Acipenser / genus Acipenser = type genus of the Acipenseridae: sturgeons
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An analytical dictionary of the English language, in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement ... (1836)
by David Booth
The Acipenser huso (the Beluga, or Isinglas-fish,) is found in great plenty in the Danube, and has, on that account, been ...
in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity by Daniel Booth
The Acipenser huso (the Beluga, or Isinglas-fish,) is found in great plenty in the Danube, and has, on that account, been called the Huso Ger- manorum.
by George Watt
ACIPENSER huso. the extract of white rati." (Surgeon W. Barren, Bhuj, Cutck.) " The seeds are supposed to impair appetite and are given in the form of congee for excessive hunger." (Surgeon-Major J. Robb, Akmedabad.) " It is useless in ...
Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. I - N by William Nicholson
Acipenser Huso. Stmio., &c.
The British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)
by William Nicholson
Acipenser Huso. Stnrio., &c. E. Icthyocolla. L. D. , Russia.
by Walter Hamilton (M.R.A.S.)
Acipenser huso. The Beluga, or isinglass sturgeon. Acme (xxpnj The height of any thing, as of a distemper. A con ituM,wolfs-bane, monk's- hood, or aconite. In Botany, the name of a genus of plants. Acorus. In Botany, sweet flag, or sweet rush.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
Acipenser huso, the " Hausen " of Germany, is recognized by the absence of osseous scutes on the snout and by its flattened, tape-like barbels. It is one of the largest species, reaching the enormous length of 24 ft. and a weight of 2000 lb.
The great Russian "beluga" or "huso" (Acipenser huso) is very large and has been known ...
Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson
Acipenser Huso. Sturio., &c. E. Ichthyocolla. L. D. Russia. Decoct- ad libit. Ovis Aries.
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