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Definition of Acipenser huso

Acipenser huso
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.] 1. A semitransparent, whitish, and very pure from of gelatin, chiefly prepared from the sounds or air bladders of various species of sturgeons (as the Acipenser huso) found in the 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. 2. (Min.) A popular name for mica, especially when in thin sheets.
Acipenser huso
Hausen Hau"sen, n. [G.] (Zo["o]l.) A large sturgeon (Acipenser huso) from the region of the Black Sea. It is sometimes twelve feet long.
Acipenser huso
Huso Hu"so, n. [NL., fr. G. hausen, and E. isin?glass.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A large European sturgeon (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.

Meaning of Acipenser huso from wikipedia

- to 208 million years ago. The family is grouped into four genera: Acipenser, Huso, Scaphirhynchus and Pseudoscaphirhynchus. Four species may now be extinct...
- Acipenser is a genus of sturgeons. With 17 living species (others are only known from fossil remains), it is the largest genus in the order Acipenseriformes...
- The Beluga /bəˈluːɡə/ or Great sturgeon (Huso huso) is a species of anadromous fish in the sturgeon family (Acipenseridae) of order Acipenseriformes....
- (kaluga) Huso huso (Linnaeus, 1758) (beluga) Recent data indicate a polyphyletic origin of the genus Huso, and it is suggested that the two Huso species...
- The lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens), also known as the rock sturgeon, is a North American temperate freshwater fish, one of about 25 species of sturgeon...
- Acipenser naccarii, the Adriatic sturgeon, is a species of fish in the family Acipenseridae. It is native to the Adriatic Sea and large rivers which flow...
- Acipenser oxyrinchus is a species of sturgeon. Acipenser oxyrinchus is a species with two subspecies: Atlantic sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus...
- The Russian sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii), also known as the diamond sturgeon or Danube sturgeon, is a species of fish in the family Acipenseridae...
- Latin acipenser (sturgeon), trans (beyond), and mont**** (mountain). The White Sturgeon is part of a Pacific clade of species including Kaluga (Huso dauricus)...
- The European sea sturgeon (Acipenser sturio), also known as the Atlantic sturgeon or common sturgeon, is a species of sturgeon previously found on most...
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