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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: ling (0.01136 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to ling.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: ling ling n 1: water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongs [syn: ling ko, Trapa bicornis] 2: common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere [syn: heather, Scots heather, broom, Calluna vulgaris] 3: elongated marine food fish of Greenland and northern Europe; often salted and dried [syn: Molva molva] 4: American hakes 5: elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth [syn: burbot, eelpout, cusk, Lota lota]
English → English (gcide) Definition: ling Heath \Heath\ (h[=e]th), n. [OE. heth waste land, the plant heath, AS. h[=ae][eth]; akin to D. & G. heide, Icel. hei[eth]r waste land, Dan. hede, Sw. hed, Goth. hai[thorn]i field, L. bucetum a cow pasture; cf. W. coed a wood, Skr. ksh[=e]tra field. [root]20.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A low shrub (Erica vulgaris or Calluna vulgaris), with minute evergreen leaves, and handsome clusters of pink flowers. It is used in Great Britain for brooms, thatch, beds for the poor, and for heating ovens. It is also called heather, and ling. (b) Also, any species of the genus Erica, of which several are European, and many more are South African, some of great beauty. See Illust. of Heather. [1913 Webster] 2. A place overgrown with heath; any cheerless tract of country overgrown with shrubs or coarse herbage. [1913 Webster] Their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. --Milton [1913 Webster] Heath cock (Zo["o]l.), the blackcock. See Heath grouse (below). Heath grass (Bot.), a kind of perennial grass, of the genus Triodia (Triodia decumbens), growing on dry heaths. Heath grouse, or Heath game (Zo["o]l.), a European grouse (Tetrao tetrix), which inhabits heaths; -- called also black game, black grouse, heath poult, heath fowl, moor fowl. The male is called heath cock, and blackcock; the female, heath hen, and gray hen. Heath hen. (Zo["o]l.) See Heath grouse (above). Heath pea (Bot.), a species of bitter vetch (Lathyrus macrorhizus ), the tubers of which are eaten, and in Scotland are used to flavor whisky. Heath throstle (Zo["o]l.), a European thrush which frequents heaths; the ring ouzel. [1913 Webster] Eelpout \Eel"pout`\, n. [AS. ?lepute.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European fish (Zoarces viviparus), remarkable for producing living young; -- called also greenbone, guffer, bard, and Maroona eel. Also, an American species (Z. anguillaris), -- called also mutton fish, and, erroneously, congo eel, ling, and lamper eel. Both are edible, but of little value. (b) A fresh-water fish, the burbot. [1913 Webster] Burbot \Bur"bot\, n. [F. barbote, fr. barbe beard. See 1st Barb.] (Zo["o]l.) A fresh-water fish of the genus Lota, having on the nose two very small barbels, and a larger one on the chin. [Written also burbolt.] [1913 Webster] Note: The fish is also called an eelpout or ling, and is allied to the codfish. The Lota vulgaris is a common European species. An American species (Lota maculosa) is found in New England, the Great Lakes, and farther north. [1913 Webster]

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