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Definition of the noun Acrocheilus

What does Acrocheilus mean as a name of something?

Acrocheilus is a genus of Cyprinidae, described by Agassiz in 1855.

Phrases with Acrocheilus

Phrases starting with the word Acrocheilus:

  1. Acrocheilus Alutaceum
  2. Acrocheilus alutaceus

Phrase ending with the word Acrocheilus:

  1. genus Acrocheilus

Other phrases containing the word Acrocheilus:

  1. Species Acrocheilus Alutaceum
  2. species Acrocheilus alutaceus

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acrocheilus

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Google previewAmerican Aquarium Fishes (2000)

by Robert Jay Goldstein, Rodney W. Harper, Richard Edwards

Genus Acrocheilus Acrocheilus is a monotypic genus of the western United States with a distinctive mouth structure and twiglike peduncle. Acrocheilus alutaceus, chiselmouth A. alutaceus is the sole species. It has a forked tail and a pinched ...

Google previewNez Perce Dictionary (1994)

by Haruo Aoki

pi-tamyalon N chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, naco'x naco'ox N chipmunk, macqoy N chiselmouth, Acrocheilus alutaceus, tite5wxc N Chordeiles minor, common nighthawk, qu-s N Cinclus mexicanus, ma-mac qo-qox qo-qox N ...

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1903)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

A large, blackish chub (Acrocheilus alutacetut) of the Columbia River, also called 'hardmouth' and 'squaremouth,' in reference to the blunt, fleshy mouth, the lower lip of which is covered with a firm, sharp-edged cartilaginous plate.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

The large black chub (Acrocheilus alutaceus) , of the Pacific coast rivers, is known locally as chiselmouth, squaremouth, and hard- mouth. The English chub (Squalius cephalus) is a much larger fish, attaining a length of two feet and a weight of ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

A cyprinoid fish, Acrocheilus alutaceus, found in the lower Columbia river and its tributaries, as far up as Shoshone and Spokane Falls. Also called chiselmouth jack. chisel-rod ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1910)

A cyprinoid fish, Acrocheilus alutaceus, found in the lower Columbia river and its tributaries, as far up as Shoshone and Spokane Falls. Also called chiselmouth jack. chisel-rod (chiz'el-rod), n. A steel rod rolled 238 to a suitable section for the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

A cyprinoid fish, Acrocheilus alutaceus, found in the lower Columbia river and its tributaries, as far u as Shoshone and Spokane Falls. Also eall chiselmouth jack. chisel-rod (chiz'el-rod), n. A steel rod rolled to a suitable section for the forging of ...

Google previewWebster's New International Dictionary of the English Language (1911)

Based on the International Dictionary of 1890 and 1900 by William Torrey Harris, Frederic Sturges Allen

A cyprinoid fish (Acrocheilus alutoceus) of the columbia River, havin large straight-edged horny plate in each jaw. stituting a linguistic stock. — chisel temper. See TEMPER, n., 7. ti-ma'chan (-shon), a. chisel tooth. Zool. One of ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1C3H4E1I1L1U1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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