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Lusca

Definition of the noun Lusca

What does Lusca mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. A folkloric sea monster of the Caribbean resembling a giant octopus.

Explanation

The lusca is a name given to a sea monster reported from the Caribbean. It has been suggested by cryptozoologists that the lusca is a gigantic octopus, far larger than the known giant octopuses of the genus Enteroctopus.

Phrases with Lusca

  1. Lamia Lusca
  2. Ismene Lusca
  3. Morhua Lusca
  4. Morpho Lusca
  5. Nomada Lusca
  6. Plecia Lusca
  7. Calydna Lusca
  8. Chrysis Lusca
  9. Vargula Lusca
  10. Zoraida Lusca
  11. Lecanora Lusca
  12. Psychoda Lusca
  13. Amphipoea Lusca
  14. Aspicilia Lusca
  15. Perigonia Lusca
  16. Stelidota lusca
  17. Cyclothone Lusca
  18. Alvinocaris Lusca
  19. Metanastria Lusca
  20. Species Lamia Lusca

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Google previewThe Journal of the Royal Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland (1890)

by Royal Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland

The lusca is a good-sized rectangular chamber, cut in the solid granite, and roofed with horizontal granite flag. From the N.W. corner of the chamber there is a passage about two and a-half feet wide and three feet high, partly cut in the solid ...

Google previewPhysiology of man and other animals (1909)

by Anne Moore

The name mol- lusca is a recognition of this. It comes from the Latin word mollis (soft) and refers to ...

Google previewJournal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1890)

by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland

The lusca is a good-sized rectangular chamber, cut in the solid granite, and roofed with horizontal granite flag. From the N.W. corner of the chamber there is a passage about two and a-half feet wide and three feet high, partly cut in the solid ...

Google previewDescribing Species (1999)

Practical Taxonomic Procedure for Biologists by Judith E. Winston

For example, Lernaea lusca is a copepod parasite on Gadus luscus. This name is a substantive in the genitive case treated as possessive, the parasite belonging to that species offish. Other names of parasites are in the genitive plural case.

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary, Containing Upwards of Twenty Thousand Words that Never Appeared in Any Former Irish Lexicon: with Copious Quotations from the Most Esteemed Ancient and Modern Writers, to Elucidate the Meaning of Obscure Words and Numerous Comparisons ... ; to which is Annexed, a Compendious Irish Grammar. By Edward O'Reilly (1821)

ne, lus-builhe-beiline, see beapnän bellrine 1urca, lusca, s. a lustrum, space of five years 1urca, lusca, s. infancy 1urca, lusca, s. a cave, subterranean vault turca , ...

Google previewFocalóir Gaoidhilge-Sax-bhéarla; or, An Irish-English dictionary [by J. O'Brien]. (1768)

by John O'Brien (R.C. bp. of Cloyne.)

Lusach, of or belonging to herbs» Lusca , a ...

Google previewWinston's cumulative encyclopedia (1912)

a comprehensive reference book by Charles Morris

' an order 1f " " Molluscoida or lower niol- lusca, which are enveloped in a coriaceous tunic ...

Google previewCHAMBERS ENCYCLOPEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE FOR THE PEOPLE (1874)

BIB, POUT, or WHITING POUT (Gadtu luscus or Morrhua lusca), a fish of the same genus with the Cod (q. v.) and Haddock (q. v.), pretty common on many parts of the British coasts, found also on those of Norway, Sweden, Greenland, 4c It is ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1905)

Cooke, "The Mol- lusca," in the Cambridge Xatural History, vol. iii. (Xew York, 1896). Morphological works of Owen, Gegenbaur, Huxley.

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1882)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ...

BIB, POUT, or WHITING POUT (Gadus luscus or Morrhua lusca), a fish of the same genus with the Cod (q.v.) and Haddock (q.v.), pretty common on many parts of the British coasts, found also on those of Norway, Sweden, Greenland, &c.

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Scrabble value of L1U1S1C3A1

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