Definitions starting with C

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[Car.; OED, a fish, Ostracion quadri­corne. . covered with plates of bone 1885→; DAE idem 1870→] n. a fish, Acanthostracion quadricornis or A. polygonius, with a horny outer shell: 1731 Fish frequenting the Bahama seas. . .Cow-fish (Catesby xliii). cf. BOXFISH, HONEYCOMB COWFISH, ROCK SPOT FISH (Gen.)

Tags: animal, fish, noun

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Last update: 2012-01-16 17:27
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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