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Ohio Shad

Definition of the noun Ohio Shad

What does Ohio Shad mean as a name of something?

Ohio shad is the vernacular name of the Alosa alabamae, a species of Alosa.

  • geographic area: North America, Western Atlantic Ocean

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Ohio shad, Pomolobus chrysochloris. See def. 2.-Rebel shad, a small shad about as large as a herring or alewife. [Hudson river.]—White-eyed shad. Same as mud -shad.— White shad, the true shad of America. See def. 1.— Yellow-tailed shad ...

Google previewStoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana (1886)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature, and Companion to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. (9th Ed.) and to All Other Encyclopaedias

the Ohio shad or skipjack (C. chry- tochfarh) ; the ...

Google previewSupplement to Encyclopaedia Britannica (1889)

(ninth Edition) A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

t e Ohio shad or skipjack (C. chr31aodllon's); the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

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

Ohio shad, Pomolobus chrysochloris. See, def. 2.-Rebel shad, a small shad about as large as a herring or alewife. [Hudson river.]—White-eyed shad. Same as mud-shad.— White shad, the true shad of America. See def. 1.— Yellow-tailed ...

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

Ohio shad, Pomolobus chrysochloris .

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1897)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

chrysochloris, the Ohio shad ; besides this species the genus contains most of the American herrings which have usually been placed in Clupea. P. mediocris is the tailor- herring, or fall herring; P. wrnalis is the alewifc, or branch ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1914)

an encyclopedic lexicon of the English language by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

chrysochloris, the Ohio shad; besides this species the genus contains most of the American herrings which have usually been placed in Clupea. P. mediocris is the tailor- herring, or fall herring; P. pseudoharengus is the ale wife, ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1883)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

The Ohio Shad ...

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