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Larus argentatusHerring 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
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 argentatusPrairie 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
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,
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.
Meaning of Argentatus from wikipedia
- Coleus argentatus
, synonym Plectranthus argentatus
spurflower, is a species
of flowering plant
in the mint family. It is native
- a. argentatus
with more black
and less white
in the wingtips
and paler upper
taxa are cl****ified as subspecies
of Larus argentatus
- Margarites argentatus
is a species
of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk
in the family
Margaritidae. Margarites argentatus
- Leptostylopsis argentatus
is a species
of longhorn beetles
of the subfamily
Lamiinae. It was described
du Val in 1857....
- Gerris argentatus
is a Palearctic species
of true bug. It is aquatic. K. H. C. Jordan: W****erwanzen. Die Neue Brehm-Bücherei, Leipzig, 1950. . Mamaev
cl****ified as a different
species, the silver
rice rat (Oryzomys argentatus
). Data from the mitochondrial cytochrome
b gene indicate
a deep divergence...
- Taxonomic Information System
(ITIS). "Carduus argentatus
" at the Encyclopedia
of Life "Carduus argentatus
in Israel. Retrieved...
- Phyllobius argentatus
is a species
of short-nosed weevil commonly known
as the silver-green leaf weevil. P. argentatus
is a slender
- Argyrodes argentatus
is a kleptoparasitic
spider. In Singapore, it is often
seen in webs of Nephila
antipodiana. On Guam it can often
Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information
2019-09-25. "Liris argentatus
". GBIF. Retrieved
2019-09-25. "Liris argentatus
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