Definition of Cowfish. Meaning of Cowfish. Synonyms of Cowfish

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Definition of Cowfish

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Grampus Gram"pus, n.; pl. Grampuses. [Probably corrupted from It. gran pesce great fish, or Sp. gran pez, or Pg. gran peixe, all fr. L. grandis piscis. See Grand, and Fish. the animal.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A toothed delphinoid cetacean, of the genus Grampus, esp. G. griseus of Europe and America, which is valued for its oil. It grows to be fifteen to twenty feet long; its color is gray with white streaks. Called also cowfish. The California grampus is G. Stearnsii. 2. A kind of tongs used in a bloomery. [U.S.]
Cowfish
Cowfish Cow"fish` (-f?ch`), n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The grampus. (b) A California dolphin (Tursiops Gillii). (c) A marine plectognath fish (Ostracoin quadricorne, and allied species), having two projections, like horns, in front; -- called also cuckold, coffer fish, trunkfish.

Meaning of Cowfish from wikipedia

- The longhorn cowfish, Lactoria cornuta, also called the horned boxfish, is a variety of boxfish from the family Ostraciidae, recognizable by its long...
- honeycomb cowfish (Acanthostracion polygonius) belongs to family Ostraciidae. It is also known simply as the trunkfish or cowfish. The honeycomb cowfish has...
- in Florida waters may be found as far north as Cape Cod. The scrawled cowfish, Acanthostracion quadricornis, can grow up to 50 centimetres (20 in) in...
- The scrawled cowfish (Acanthostracion quadricornis) is a cowfish in the family Ostraciidae. They range in size from 8-15 inches, with a maximum length...
- Lactioria fornasini, the thornback cowfish, is a poisonous species of boxfish found throughout the tropical Indo-Pacific from East Africa to the B****...
- Aracana ornata, the ornate cowfish, is a species of boxfish native to southern Australia. First described by John Edward Gray in 1838, the species has...
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- Aracana aurita, striped cowfish, Shaw's cowfish, striped boxfish, or Shaw's boxfish is a species of boxfish native to the Eastern Indian Ocean. The species...
- Tursiops truncatus gillii, the Pacific bottlenose dolphin or cowfish, is a subspecies of bottlenose dolphin that is native to oceans off the coast of...
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