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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Sciaena umbra (0.00951 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: Sciaena umbra Sciaenoid \Sci*[ae]"noid\, a. [L. sci[ae]na a kind of fish (fr. Gr. ?) + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Sci[ae]nid[ae], a family of carnivorous marine fishes which includes the meagre (Sciaena umbra or Sciaena aquila), and fish of the drum and croaker families. The croaker is so called because it may make a croaking noise by use of its bladder; the Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus, formerly Micropogon undulatus ) and the squeteague are a members of the croaker family, and the kingfish is a drum. [1913 Webster +PJC] Meagre \Mea"gre\, n. [F. maigre.] (Zo["o]l.) A large European sci[ae]noid fish (Sci[ae]na umbra or Sci[ae]na aquila), having white bloodless flesh. It is valued as a food fish. [Written also maigre.] [1913 Webster]

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