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Elaeagnus argenteaSilverberry Sil"ver*ber`ry, n. (Bot.)
A tree or shrub (El[ae]agnus argentea) with silvery foliage
and fruit. --Gray. S ArgenteaBarracuda Bar`ra*cu"da, n. [Native name.]
Any of several voracious pikelike marine fishes allied to the
gray mullets, constituting the genus Sphyr[ae]na and family
Sphyr[ae]nid[ae]. The great barracuda (S. barracuda) of
the West Indies, Florida, etc., is often six feet or more
long, and as dangerous as a shark. In Cuba its flesh is
reputed to be poisonous. S. Argentea of the Pacific coast
and S. sphyr[ae]na of Europe are smaller species, and are
used as food. S argenteaBarracuda Bar`ra*cu"da, Barracouata Bar`ra*cou"ata, n.
1. (Zo["o]l.) A voracious pikelike, marine fish, of the genus
Sphyr[ae]na, sometimes used as food.
Note: That of Europe and our Atlantic coast is Sphyr[ae]na
spet (or S. vulgaris); a southern species is S.
picuda; the Californian is S. argentea.
2. (Zo["o]l.) A large edible fresh-water fish of Australia
and New Zealand (Thyrsites atun). Sherherdia argenteaBuffalo Buf"fa*lo, n.; pl. Buffaloes. [Sp. bufalo (cf. It.
bufalo, F. buffle), fr. L. bubalus, bufalus, a kind of
African stag or gazelle; also, the buffalo or wild ox, fr.
Gr. ? buffalo, prob. fr. ? ox. See Cow the animal, and cf.
Buff the color, and Bubale.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A species of the genus Bos or Bubalus (B.
bubalus), originally from India, but now found in most of
the warmer countries of the eastern continent. It is
larger and less docile than the common ox, and is fond of
marshy places and rivers.
2. (Zo["o]l.) A very large and savage species of the same
genus (B. Caffer) found in South Africa; -- called also
3. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of wild ox.
4. (Zo["o]l.) The bison of North America.
5. A buffalo robe. See Buffalo robe, below.
6. (Zo["o]l.) The buffalo fish. See Buffalo fish, below.
Buffalo berry (Bot.), a shrub of the Upper Missouri
(Sherherdia argentea) with acid edible red berries.
Buffalo bird (Zo["o]l.), an African bird of the genus
Buphaga, of two species. These birds perch upon
buffaloes and cattle, in search of parasites.
Buffalo bug, the carpet beetle. See under Carpet.
Buffalo chips, dry dung of the buffalo, or bison, used for
Buffalo clover (Bot.), a kind of clover (Trifolium
reflexum and T.soloniferum) found in the ancient
grazing grounds of the American bison.
Buffalo cod (Zo["o]l.), a large, edible, marine fish
(Ophiodon elongatus) of the northern Pacific coast; --
called also blue cod, and cultus cod.
Buffalo fish (Zo["o]l.), one of several large fresh-water
fishes of the family Catostomid[ae], of the Mississippi
valley. The red-mouthed or brown (Ictiobus bubalus), the
big-mouthed or black (Bubalichthys urus), and the
small-mouthed (B. altus), are among the more important
species used as food.
Buffalo fly, or Buffalo gnat (Zo["o]l.), a small
dipterous insect of the genus Simulium, allied to the
black fly of the North. It is often extremely abundant in
the lower part of the Mississippi valley and does great
injury to domestic animals, often killing large numbers of
cattle and horses. In Europe the Columbatz fly is a
species with similar habits.
Buffalo grass (Bot.), a species of short, sweet grass
(Buchlo["e] dactyloides), from two to four inches high,
covering the prairies on which the buffaloes, or bisons,
Buffalo nut (Bot.), the oily and drupelike fruit of an
American shrub (Pyrularia oleifera); also, the shrub
Buffalo robe, the skin of the bison of North America,
prepared with the hair on; -- much used as a lap robe in
Meaning of Argentea from wikipedia
- Celosia argentea
, commonly known
as the plumed
****scomb or silver
****'s comb, is a herbaceous plant
origin, and is known
for its very bright...
- Shepherdia argentea
, commonly called silver
buffaloberry, bull berry, or thorny
buffaloberry, is a species
in the Russian olive
- Celosia argentea
as ****scomb, is the cristate
or crested variety
of the species Celosia argentea
. It was...
- Bunchosia argentea
as silver peanut butter
fruit, is a species
of flowering plant
in the acerola
family, Malpighiaceae, that is native
-  C. argentea
and C. cristata
are common garden ornamental
plants. Celosia argentea
or Lagos spinach
- Salvia argentea
, the silver
salvia, or silver
clary, is a biennial
or short-lived perennial plant
that is native
to an area in southern
- Hoplia argentea
is a species
of scarabaeid beetle belonging
to the subfamily
include: Hoplia argentea
- Paronychia argentea
is an herbaceous plant
from the family Caryophyllaceae
areas, ways, abandoned fields
and dry terrains. It is an...
- The air fern (Sertularia argentea
) is a species
of marine animal
in the family
Sertulariidae. It also known
as the sea fir and Neptune
- Synonyms Cotyledon lutea
Lam. nom. illeg. Cotyledon ovata
Mill. Cr****ula argentea
Thunb. Cr****ula articulata Zuccagni
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