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American smelt

Definition of the noun american smelt

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noun

  1. common smelt of eastern North America and Alaska

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

The corresponding American smelt is O. mordax, of the Atlantic Eastern American Smelt (Osmerus mordax). coast from Virginia northward, anadromous to some extent, and otherwise very similar to the sparling. There are several true smelts of ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2008)

by Dolf De Rovira

— Including American smelt (O. mordax), European smelt ( O. eperlanus), and capelin (Mallotus villosus). Tuna (Thunnus spp.) — Including bluefin tuna or tunny (Thunnus thynnus), albacore or white tuna (Thunnus ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1904)

by William Dwight Whitney

The corresponding American smelt is 0. nwrdaz, of e Atlantic Eastern American Smelt (Ornlerm mordax). coast from Virginia northward, snadromous to some extent, and otherwise very similar to the sparling. There are several true smelts of the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

The corresponding American smelt is O. mordax, of the Atlantic Eastern American Smelt (Osmerus mordax). coast from Virginia northward, anadromous to some extent, and otherwise very similar to the sparling. There are several true smelts of ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

The corresponding American smelt is O. inordax, of the Atlantic 5715 Eastern American Smelt {Osmtrits mardax). coast from Virginia northward, anadroraous to some extant, and otherwise very similar to the sparling. There are several true ...

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1863)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The common American smelt (0. vi- ridetcens, Les.) is about 10 inches long ; the upper parts with the dorsal and caudal fins are yellowish green with ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

The common American smelt (0. vi- rideacens, Les.) is about 10 inches long ; tho upper parts with tho dorjal and caudal fins are yellowish green with coppery reflections, with very minute black dots ; sides silvery white ; abdomen and lower fins ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

The American smelt (osmerus viridescens, Les.) is considered a different species . It grows to the length of ten inches. The body is long, somewhat compressed, green on the back, and silvery-white on the sides. It inhabits the coasts of New ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

The corresponding American smelt is O. mordax, of the Atlantic Eastern American Smelt (Osmerus mordax). coast from Virginia northward, anadromous to some extent, and otherwise very similar to the sparling. There are several true smelts of ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

The corresponding American smelt is O. mordax, of the Atlantic 5715 Eastern American Smelt {Osmerus mordax). coast from Virginia northward, anadromous to Borne extent, and otherwise very similar to the sparling. There are several true ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

An International Work of Reference, Complete in Twelve Volumes, with 7000 Illustrations, Colored Plates, Colored Maps and Engravings

The eastern American smelt (O. merdax) is almost the same. It does not exceed twelve inches in length. and is light olive-green on the back. and silvery at the sides and below. with a specially silvery band running along each side. Another ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1913)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

The eastern American smelt (O. mordtix) is almost the same. It does not exceed twelve ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

The American smelt (O. mordax) is 10 to 11 inches long; the head and body are semi-transparent, with the most brilliant tints of green, and silvery. It has a strong odor, by many compared to that of violets. It inhabits the seacoast from the Gulf of ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

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

The American smelt (Osmcrus mordax) is ...

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