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Acipenser huso

Definition of the noun acipenser huso

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noun

  1. valuable source of caviar and isinglass; found in Black and Caspian seas

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Google previewAn 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 ...

Google previewAn analytical Dictionary of the english language (1836)

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.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

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 ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

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.

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewA Hand-book, Or, Concise Dictionary of Terms Used in the Arts and Sciences (1825)

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.

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

The great Russian "beluga" or "huso" (Acipenser huso) is very large and has been known ...

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1821)

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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