Definitions starting with H

ID #1931

hamlet

[cf. DJE idem, different sp.; cf. Mexican Sp. amilote pescado blanco DJE] n. 1. a genus of fish, Hypoplectrus sp. (Gen.)

2. the young of the Nassau grouper, Epinephelus striatus: 1905 Nassau grouper. . .the younger forms are known as "Hamlet grouper" (Shattuck 306). (Gen.)

Tags: animal, fish, noun

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Last update: 2010-09-21 23:33
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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