Definitions starting with O

ID #2684

old wife

[Atlantic; cf. Brit. dial. North ale wife different sp. EDD] n. 1. a fish: 1731 (Catesby 22). 1788 Old wife (Balistes vetula)(Schoepf 277).

2. a fish, Trachinotus sp. cf. PRIMIT (San Sal.)

Tags: animal, fish, noun

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Last update: 2012-10-26 00:01
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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