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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Acipenser huso (0.01046 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Acipenser huso.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: Acipenser huso Acipenser huso n : valuable source of caviar and isinglass; found in Black and Caspian seas [syn: beluga, hausen, white sturgeon]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Acipenser huso Hausen \Hau"sen\ (h[add]"s[e^]n), n. [G.] (Zo["o]l.) A large sturgeon (Acipenser huso syn. Huso huso) from the region of the Black Sea; also called Beluga. It is sometimes twelve feet long, and provides the highest quality caviar. [1913 Webster +PJC] Huso \Hu"so\, n. [NL., fr. G. hausen, and E. isinglass.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A large European sturgeon (Huso huso or Acipenser huso ), inhabiting the region of the Black and Caspian Seas. It sometimes attains a length of more than twelve feet, and a weight of two thousand pounds. Called also hausen and beluga. It is the source of the finest and most esteemed caviar. (b) The huchen, a large salmon. [1913 Webster] Isinglass \I"sin*glass\, n. [Prob. corrupted fr. D. huizenblas (akin to G. hausenblase), lit., bladder of the huso, or large sturgeon; huizen sturgeon + blas bladder. Cf. Bladder, Blast a gust of wind.] [1913 Webster] 1. A semitransparent, whitish, and very pure form of gelatin, chiefly prepared from the sounds or air bladders of various species of sturgeons (as the Acipenser huso) found in the rivers of Western Russia. It used for making jellies, as a clarifier, etc. Cheaper forms of gelatin are not unfrequently so called. Called also fish glue. [1913 Webster] 2. (Min.) A popular name for mica, especially when in thin sheets. [1913 Webster]

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