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Definition of Devilfish
devilfishCephaloptera Ceph`a*lop"te*ra, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? head + ?
One of the generic names of the gigantic ray (Manta
birostris), known as devilfish and sea devil. It is
common on the coasts of South Carolina, Florida, and farther
south. Some of them grow to enormous size, becoming twenty
feet of more across the body, and weighing more than a ton. devilfishGray Gray, a. [Compar. Grayer; superl. Grayest.] [OE.
gray, grey, AS. gr[=ae]g, gr[=e]g; akin to D. graauw, OHG.
gr[=a]o, G. grau, Dan. graa, Sw. gr[*a], Icel. gr[=a]r.]
[Written also grey.]
1. White mixed with black, as the color of pepper and salt,
or of ashes, or of hair whitened by age; sometimes, a dark
mixed color; as, the soft gray eye of a dove.
These gray and dun colors may be also produced by
mixing whites and blacks. --Sir I.
2. Gray-haired; gray-headed; of a gray color; hoary.
3. Old; mature; as, gray experience. Ames.
Gray antimony (Min.), stibnite.
Gray buck (Zo["o]l.), the chickara.
Gray cobalt (Min.), smaltite.
Gray copper (Min.), tetrahedrite.
Gray duck (Zo["o]l.), the gadwall; also applied to the
Gray falcon (Zo["o]l.) the peregrine falcon.
Gray Friar. See Franciscan, and Friar.
Gray hen (Zo["o]l.), the female of the blackcock or black
grouse. See Heath grouse.
Gray mill or millet (Bot.), a name of several plants of the
genus Lithospermum; gromwell.
Gray mullet (Zo["o]l.) any one of the numerous species of
the genus Mugil, or family Mugilid[ae], found both in
the Old World and America; as the European species (M.
capito, and M. auratus), the American striped mullet
(M. albula), and the white or silver mullet (M.
Braziliensis). See Mullet.
Gray owl (Zo["o]l.), the European tawny or brown owl
(Syrnium aluco). The great gray owl (Ulula cinerea)
inhabits arctic America.
Gray parrot (Zo["o]l.), a parrot (Psittacus erithacus),
very commonly domesticated, and noted for its aptness in
learning to talk.
Gray pike. (Zo["o]l.) See Sauger.
Gray snapper (Zo["o]l.), a Florida fish; the sea lawyer.
Gray snipe (Zo["o]l.), the dowitcher in winter plumage.
Gray whale (Zo["o]l.), a rather large and swift California
whale (Rhachianectes glaucus), formerly taken in large
numbers in the bays; -- called also grayback,
devilfish, and hardhead.
Meaning of Devilfish from wikipedia
fish may refer
, the nickname
of the poker player
Dave Ulliott Devil
fish (Mobula mobular), a species
1954 – 6 April
by the nickname Devilfish
, was an English professional gambler
player. Formerly, Ulliott...
- USS Devilfish
(SS/AGSS-292), a Balao-class submarine, was a ship of the United States
for the devil
on 30 May 1943...
- trade magazines listed
this film's title
vs. the Giant Devilfish
that the reason
why the giant octopus ending
- flattened appearance gives
them the common
name of flapjack
or pancake devilfish
to be primarily benthic although
they are capable...
- the submarine returns
to the Atlantic
Ocean, a school
of giant squid
and kills another
crewman. The novel's later
and a large octopus
(which she calls
). As time p****es, she decides
to hunt the devilfish
. She also tames
and an otter
- 21 May: USS Scorpion 30 Jun: Riachuelo 9 Jul: Humaitá 23 Jul: USCGC Mackinac
14 Aug: USS Devilfish
17 Aug: USS Traw 22 Aug: Amaryllis August (unknown date): USS Condor 15 Oct: E...
of Atlantis. Devilfish
then destro**** the large metal structure before anyone
was able to figure
out its purpose. Devilfish
left the group
- a mission called Operation
Tan No. 2. On 20 March, the submarine
USS Devilfish survived
a hit from an aircraft
just off ****an. Purpose-built kamikaze...
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