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Definition of Carp sucker
Carp suckerSucker Suck"er (s[u^]k"[~e]r), n.
1. One who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by
which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere
to other bodies.
2. A suckling; a sucking animal. --Beau. & Fl.
3. The embolus, or bucket, of a pump; also, the valve of a
pump basket. --Boyle.
4. A pipe through which anything is drawn.
5. A small piece of leather, usually round, having a string
attached to the center, which, when saturated with water
and pressed upon a stone or other body having a smooth
surface, adheres, by reason of the atmospheric pressure,
with such force as to enable a considerable weight to be
thus lifted by the string; -- used by children as a
6. (Bot.) A shoot from the roots or lower part of the stem of
a plant; -- so called, perhaps, from diverting nourishment
from the body of the plant.
(a) Any one of numerous species of North American
fresh-water cyprinoid fishes of the family
Catostomid[ae]; so called because the lips are
protrusile. The flesh is coarse, and they are of
little value as food. The most common species of the
Eastern United States are the northern sucker
(Catostomus Commersoni), the white sucker (C.
teres), the hog sucker (C. nigricans), and the
chub, or sweet sucker (Erimyzon sucetta). Some of
the large Western species are called buffalo fish,
red horse, black horse, and suckerel.
(b) The remora.
(c) The lumpfish.
(d) The hagfish, or myxine.
(e) A California food fish (Menticirrus undulatus)
closely allied to the kingfish
(a); -- called also bagre.
8. A parasite; a sponger. See def. 6, above.
They who constantly converse with men far above
their estates shall reap shame and loss thereby; if
thou payest nothing, they will count thee a sucker,
no branch. --Fuller.
9. A hard drinker; a soaker. [Slang]
10. A greenhorn; one easily gulled. [Slang, U.S.]
11. A nickname applied to a native of Illinois. [U. S.]
Carp sucker, Cherry sucker, etc. See under Carp,
Sucker fish. See Sucking fish, under Sucking.
Sucker rod, a pump rod. See under Pump.
Sucker tube (Zo["o]l.), one of the external ambulacral
tubes of an echinoderm, -- usually terminated by a sucker
and used for locomotion. Called also sucker foot. See
Spatangoid. Carp suckerCarp Carp, n.; pl. Carp, formerly Carps. [Cf. Icel. karfi,
Dan. karpe, Sw. karp, OHG. charpho, G. karpfen, F. carpe, LL.
A fresh-water herbivorous fish (Cyprinus carpio.). Several
other species of Cyprinus, Catla, and Carassius are
called carp. See Cruclan carp.
Note: The carp was originally from Asia, whence it was early
introduced into Europe, where it is extensively reared
in artificial ponds. Within a few years it has been
introduced into America, and widely distributed by the
government. Domestication has produced several
varieties, as the leather carp, which is nearly or
quite destitute of scales, and the mirror carp, which
has only a few large scales. Intermediate varieties
Carp louse (Zo["o]l.), a small crustacean, of the genus
Argulus, parasitic on carp and allied fishes. See
Carp mullet (Zo["o]l.), a fish (Moxostoma carpio) of the
Ohio River and Great Lakes, allied to the suckers.
Carp sucker (Zo["o]l.), a name given to several species of
fresh-water fishes of the genus Carpiodes in the United
States; -- called also quillback.
Meaning of Carp sucker from wikipedia
- The common carp
or European carp
(Cyprinus carpio) is a widespread freshwater
fish of eutrophic waters
and large rivers
and Asia. The...
- fishing, other species
such as the common carp
have been introduced
into the lake. As a result, the June sucker
"critically endangered" as the...
chub (Gila elegans) Bycatch Carp Bullhead catfish
(Ameiurus) Drum Freshwater
drum or Sheepshead
Eel Gar Bowfin Sucker Sharks Achirus lineatus
- Shiner Shortnose chimaera Shortnose sucker Shovelnose sturgeon Shrimpfish Siamese fighting
fish Sillago Silver carp Silver dollar Silver
- high-fin sucker, sailfin
sucker, Chinese sucker
, wimple carp
, wimple, freshwater
- species. The suckers
(Catostomidae) are found
in temperate North America
Asia. These large fishes
- Valley Conservation
Authority. The Carp River likely takes
its name from the abundance
of native sucker
fish (White Sucker
- the Carp
River. It is about
33 km (21 mi) from downtown
in 2001, Carp
in the West Carleton
- lake, only the Utah sucker
and the critically endangered
remain. The dominant species
in the lake is the common carp
in 1883 as...
- the family Cyprinidae
of the order
also includes carps
, and loaches. Speckled chubs
have a slender, compressed
body that is...
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