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Definition of the noun Acrocheilus
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Acrocheilus is a genus of Cyprinidae, described by Agassiz in 1855.
- synonyms: genus Acrocheilus / Acrochilus / genus Acrochilus
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Actinopterygii
- order: Cypriniformes
- family: Cyprinidae
- species Acrocheilus alutaceus
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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American 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 ...
Nez 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 ...
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.
The 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
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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