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Larus argentatus
Herring Her"ring, n. [OE. hering, AS. h[ae]ring; akin to D. haring, G. h["a]ring, hering, OHG. haring, hering, and prob. to AS. here army, and so called because they commonly move in large numbers. Cf. Harry.] (Zo["o]l.) One of various species of fishes of the genus Clupea, and allied genera, esp. the common round or English herring (C. harengus) of the North Atlantic. Herrings move in vast schools, coming in spring to the shores of Europe and America, where they are salted and smoked in great quantities. Herring gull (Zo["o]l.), a large gull which feeds in part upon herrings; esp., Larus argentatus in America, and L. cachinnans in England. See Gull. Herring hog (Zo["o]l.), the common porpoise. King of the herrings. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The chim[ae]ra (C. monstrosa) which follows the schools of herring. See Chim[ae]ra. (b) The opah.
Scalops argentatus
Prairie Prai"rie, n. [F., an extensive meadow, OF. praerie, LL. prataria, fr. L. pratum a meadow.] 1. An extensive tract of level or rolling land, destitute of trees, covered with coarse grass, and usually characterized by a deep, fertile soil. They abound throughout the Mississippi valley, between the Alleghanies and the Rocky mountains. From the forests and the prairies, From the great lakes of the northland. --Longfellow. 2. A meadow or tract of grass; especially, a so called natural meadow. Prairie chicken (Zo["o]l.), any American grouse of the genus Tympanuchus, especially T. Americanus (formerly T. cupido), which inhabits the prairies of the central United States. Applied also to the sharp-tailed grouse. Prairie clover (Bot.), any plant of the leguminous genus Petalostemon, having small rosy or white flowers in dense terminal heads or spikes. Several species occur in the prairies of the United States. Prairie dock (Bot.), a coarse composite plant (Silphium terebinthaceum) with large rough leaves and yellow flowers, found in the Western prairies. Prairie dog (Zo["o]l.), a small American rodent (Cynomys Ludovicianus) allied to the marmots. It inhabits the plains west of the Mississippi. The prairie dogs burrow in the ground in large warrens, and have a sharp bark like that of a dog. Called also prairie marmot. Prairie grouse. Same as Prairie chicken, above. Prairie hare (Zo["o]l.), a large long-eared Western hare (Lepus campestris). See Jack rabbit, under 2d Jack. Prairie hawk, Prairie falcon (Zo["o]l.), a falcon of Western North America (Falco Mexicanus). The upper parts are brown. The tail has transverse bands of white; the under parts, longitudinal streaks and spots of brown. Prairie hen. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Prairie chicken, above. Prairie itch (Med.), an affection of the skin attended with intense itching, which is observed in the Northern and Western United States; -- also called swamp itch, winter itch. Prairie marmot. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Prairie dog, above. Prairie mole (Zo["o]l.), a large American mole (Scalops argentatus), native of the Western prairies. Prairie pigeon, plover, or snipe (Zo["o]l.), the upland plover. See Plover, n., 2. Prairie rattlesnake (Zo["o]l.), the massasauga. Prairie snake (Zo["o]l.), a large harmless American snake (Masticophis flavigularis). It is pale yellow, tinged with brown above. Prairie squirrel (Zo["o]l.), any American ground squirrel of the genus Spermophilus, inhabiting prairies; -- called also gopher. Prairie turnip (Bot.), the edible turnip-shaped farinaceous root of a leguminous plant (Psoralea esculenta) of the Upper Missouri region; also, the plant itself. Called also pomme blanche, and pomme de prairie. Prairie warbler (Zo["o]l.), a bright-colored American warbler (Dendroica discolor). The back is olive yellow, with a group of reddish spots in the middle; the under parts and the parts around the eyes are bright yellow; the sides of the throat and spots along the sides, black; three outer tail feathers partly white. Prairie wolf. (Zo["o]l.) See Coyote.

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- Coleus argentatus, synonym Plectranthus argentatus, common name silver spurflower, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family. It is native to...
- Phyllobius argentatus is a species of short-nosed weevil commonly known as the silver-green leaf weevil. P. argentatus is a slender and elongate weevil...
- a. argentatus with more black and less white in the wingtips and paler upper parts. These taxa are classified as subspecies of Larus argentatus by some...
- argentatus Cline argentée" (in French). Côte bleue. Retrieved 19 April 2019. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Clinitrachus argentatus"...
- Cossulus argentatus is a moth in the family Cossidae. It is found in Turkey, Armenia and Iran. Yakovlev, R.V., 2006, Eversmannia 7-8: 3-24. [1] Natural...
- Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). "Carduus argentatus" at the Encyclopedia of Life "Carduus argentatus, Silver Thistle,". Flowers in Israel. Retrieved...
- North America. "Bootettix argentatus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-23. "Bootettix argentatus". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-09-23...
- argentatus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-25. "Liris argentatus". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-09-25. "Liris argentatus species...
- Margarites argentatus is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Margaritidae. Margarites argentatus var. gigantea Leche, 1878...
- American herring gull or Smithsonian gull (Larus smithsoni**** or Larus argentatus smithsoni****) is a large gull that breeds in North America, where it...