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Clupea alosa

Definition of the noun Clupea alosa

What does Clupea alosa mean as a name of something?

Clupea alosa is a species of Alosa, described by Linnaeus in 1758.

Phrases with Clupea alosa

Phrases starting with Clupea alosa:

  1. Clupea Alosa Major
  2. Clupea Alosa Minor
  3. Clupea Alosa Parvula
  4. Clupea Alosa Elongata

Phrase ending with Clupea alosa:

  1. species Clupea alosa

Other phrases containing Clupea alosa:

  1. Subspecies Clupea Alosa Minor
  2. Variety Clupea Alosa Elongata
  3. Subspecies Clupea Alosa Parvula
  4. Subspecies Clupea Alosa Elongata

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Clupea alosa

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

Clupea alosa. Sha . Clupea encrasiculus. Anchovy. These are nutritive, but not very digestible fishes.

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1877)

by Popular encyclopedia

This fish, so much celebrated as figuring in the list of dainties of London epicures, was formerly regarded as the young of some other species of Clupea, and the Shad (Clupea alosa) was usually credited with the parentage of the so- called ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science, Biography, Bibliography and Medical Terminology (1849)

by Chapin A. HARRIS

CLUPEA ALOSA. The shad. COARTICULA'TIO. From eon, CLUPEA Excnnsrc' onus. The an- andm'h'mdatio,anarticulation. Articuchovy. lation which admits of manifest motion. CLUPEA Hummus. The common See Diarthrosis and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana: Miscellaneous and lexicographical (1845)

by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Clupea alosa. Shad. Clupea encrasicolus. Anchovy. These are nutritive, but not very digestible fishes. Cyprinus harbus. Barbel. This is a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1842)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

Clupea alosa, Linn. Plate CCCV. fig. 2. The shad is distinguished by the absence of sensible teeth, and by an irregular black spot behind the gills. This fish is much larger than the herring, attaining sometimes to the length ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Clupea alosa, the shad, has a forked snout herring was unknown to the ancients. Notwith- ♢lie yar 1077.

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Clupea alosa. Shad. Clupea encrasicolus. Anchovy. These are nutritive, but not very digestible fishes. Cyprinus barbus.

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy (1844)

Comprising Such Subjects as are Most Immediately Connected with Housekeeping ... by Thomas Webster, Mrs. William Parkes

—White Bait (Clupea alosa. Linn.). During the month of July there appears in the river Thames, near Blackwall and Greenwich, innumerable multitudes of small fish, which are known to the Londoners by the name of white bait.

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

by George Crabb

Clupea alosa, the Shad.—Cluped sprattus, the Sprat.

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1823)

Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers : in Two Volumes by George Crabb

Clupea pilcardus, the Pilchard — Clupea alosa, the Shad. — Clupea sprattus, the Sprat. — Clupea encra- sicolus, the Anchovy, &c. CLU'SIA (Bot.) a genus of plants, Class 23 Polygamia, Order 1 Monoecia. Generic Characters. Cal. perianth ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1907)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention

Two species occur in Europe, much resembling each other, — one commonly called Allis Shad [Clupea alosa), and the other known as Twaite Shad [Clupea fiata). Both are, like the majority of herrings, greenish on the back and bright silvery ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary, Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences, Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers and Illustrated by Plates, Epigrams, Cuts, &c. by George Crabb (1833)

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Clupea alosa, the Shad.~— upea sprattus, the Sprat.—Clupea encrasicolus, the Anchovy, &c. CLU'SIA ( Bot.) a genus of plants, Class 28 Polygamia, Order 1 Monoecia. Generic Characters. CAL. perianlh four; leaflets concave. —-COR. petals ...

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