corbina

corbina
noun
bluish-grey whiting of California coast
Hypernyms: ↑whiting

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/kawr bee"neuh/, n.
1. a game fish, Menticirrhus undulatus, of the croaker family, inhabiting Pacific coastal waters of North America.
2. any of various related fish.
Also, corvina.
[1900-05; Sp corvina, fem. of corvino < L corvinus CORVINE; so named from its color]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • corbina — /kawr bee neuh/, n. 1. a game fish, Menticirrhus undulatus, of the croaker family, inhabiting Pacific coastal waters of North America. 2. any of various related fish. Also, corvina. [1900 05; < Sp corvina, fem. of corvino < L corvinus CORVINE; so …   Universalium

  • corbina — cor|bi|na Mot Pla Nom femení …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • corbina — n. whiting, edible marine fish of California coast …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corbina — cor·bi·na …   English syllables

  • corbina — cor•bi•na [[t]kɔrˈbi nə[/t]] n. pl. nas ich a dark gray, slender California croaker, Menticirrhus undulatus, with a chin barbel • Etymology: 1900–05; < Sp corvina, fem. of corvino < L corvīnus corvine; so called from its color …   From formal English to slang

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  • California corbina — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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