Kamus Online  
suggested words
Advertisement

Online Dictionary: translate word or phrase from Indonesian to English or vice versa, and also from english to english on-line.
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Bull mackerel (0.01427 detik)
Found 1 items, similar to Bull mackerel.
English → English (gcide) Definition: Bull mackerel Mackerel \Mack`er*el\, n. [OF. maquerel, F. maquereau (LL. macarellus), prob. for maclereau, fr. L. macula a spot, in allusion to the markings on the fish. See Mail armor.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of the genus Scomber of the family Scombridae, and of several related genera. They are finely formed and very active oceanic fishes. Most of them are highly prized for food. [1913 Webster] Note: The common mackerel (Scomber scombrus), which inhabits both sides of the North Atlantic, is one of the most important food fishes. It is mottled with green and blue. The Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus maculatus ), of the American coast, is covered with bright yellow circular spots. [1913 Webster] Bull mackerel, Chub mackerel. (Zo["o]l.) See under Chub. Frigate mackerel. See under Frigate. Horse mackerel . See under Horse. Mackerel bird (Zo["o]l.), the wryneck; -- so called because it arrives in England at the time when mackerel are in season. Mackerel cock (Zo["o]l.), the Manx shearwater; -- so called because it precedes the appearance of the mackerel on the east coast of Ireland. Mackerel guide. (Zo["o]l.) See Garfish (a) . Mackerel gull (Zo["o]l.) any one of several species of gull which feed upon or follow mackerel, as the kittiwake. Mackerel midge (Zo["o]l.), a very small oceanic gadoid fish of the North Atlantic. It is about an inch and a half long and has four barbels on the upper jaw. It is now considered the young of the genus Onos, or Motella. Mackerel plow, an instrument for creasing the sides of lean mackerel to improve their appearance. --Knight. Mackerel shark (Zo["o]l.), the porbeagle. Mackerel sky, or Mackerel-back sky, a sky flecked with small white clouds; a cirro-cumulus. See Cloud. [1913 Webster] Mackerel sky and mare's-tails Make tall ships carry low sails. --Old Rhyme. [1913 Webster] Bull \Bull\, a. Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce. [1913 Webster] Bull bat (Zo["o]l.), the night hawk; -- so called from the loud noise it makes while feeding on the wing, in the evening. Bull calf. (a) A stupid fellow. Bull mackerel (Zo["o]l.), the chub mackerel. Bull pump (Mining), a direct single-acting pumping engine, in which the steam cylinder is placed above the pump. Bull snake (Zo["o]l.), the pine snake of the United States. Bull stag, a castrated bull. See Stag. Bull wheel, a wheel, or drum, on which a rope is wound for lifting heavy articles, as logs, the tools in well boring, etc. [1913 Webster]

Advertisement


Cari kata di:
Custom Search
Touch version | Android | Disclaimer