cow-fish

cow-fish

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  • cow|fish — «KOW FIHSH», noun, plural fish|es or (collectively) fish. 1. a fish with hornlike projections above its eyes. 2. any one of certain small animals related to the whales, such as the dolphin or porpoise. 3. a sea cow such as a dugong or manatee …   Useful english dictionary

  • cow fish — fish that has horn like spines above the eyes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cow — 1. n. 1 a fully grown female of any bovine animal, esp. of the genus Bos, used as a source of milk and beef. 2 the female of other large animals, esp. the elephant, whale, and seal. 3 derog. sl. a a woman esp. a coarse or unpleasant one. b… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cow shark — Cow sharks Temporal range: Upper Jurassic–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • Cow-pilot — Cow pi lot (kou p[imac] l[u^]t), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A handsomely banded, coral reef fish, of Florida and the West Indies ({Pomacentrus saxatilis}); called also {mojarra}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cow-pilot — cowˈ pilot noun A West Indian demoiselle fish, said to accompany the cowfish • • • Main Entry: ↑cow …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I v. angle; pull out, dredge; solicit; search. See pursuit, desire, fish, food. II Aquatic vertebrate animal Nouns 1. fish, denizen of the deep, Pisces; anadromous, freshwater or saltwater fish, tropical …   English dictionary for students

  • Fish Hawk, Florida — Infobox Settlement official name = Fish Hawk, Florida other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = CDP motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem = blank emblem… …   Wikipedia

  • cow pilot — noun : sergeant major 4 * * * cow pilot, = pintano (fish). (Cf. ↑pintano) …   Useful english dictionary

  • coffer fish — Cowfish Cow fish (kou f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The grampus. (b) A California dolphin ({Tursiops Gillii}). (c) A marine plectognath fish ({Ostracoin quadricorne}, and allied species), having two projections, like horns, in front; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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