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Leuciscus alburnusBleak Bleak, n. [From Bleak, a., cf. Blay.] (Zo["o]l.)
A small European river fish (Leuciscus alburnus), of the
family Cyprinid[ae]; the blay. [Written also blick.]
Note: The silvery pigment lining the scales of the bleak is
used in the manufacture of artificial pearls. --Baird. Leuciscus alburnusAblet Ab"let, Ablen Ab"len[F. ablet, ablette, a dim. fr. LL.
abula, for albula, dim. of albus white. Cf. Abele.]
A small fresh-water fish (Leuciscus alburnus); the bleak. Leuciscus caeruleusAzurine Az"u*rine, n. (Zo["o]l.)
The blue roach of Europe (Leuciscus c[ae]ruleus); -- so
called from its color. Leuciscus cephalusChub Chub, n. [This word seems to signify a large or thick
fish. Cf. Sw. kubb a short and thick piece of wood, and perh.
F. chabot chub.] (Zo["o]l.)
A species to fresh-water fish of the Cyprinid[ae] or Carp
family. The common European species is Leuciscus cephalus;
the cheven. In America the name is applied to various fishes
of the same family, of the genera Semotilus, Squalius,
Ceratichthys, etc., and locally to several very different
fishes, as the tautog, black bass, etc.
Chub mackerel (Zo["o]l.), a species of mackerel (Scomber
colias) in some years found in abundance on the Atlantic
coast, but absent in others; -- called also bull
mackerel, thimble-eye, and big-eye mackerel.
Chub sucker (Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water fish of the United
States (Erimyzon sucetta); -- called also creekfish. Leuciscus erythrophthalmusRudd Rudd, n. [See Rud, n.] (Zo["o]l.)
A fresh-water European fish of the Carp family (Leuciscus
erythrophthalmus). It is about the size and shape of the
roach, but it has the dorsal fin farther back, a stouter
body, and red irises. Called also redeye, roud,
finscale, and shallow. A blue variety is called
azurine, or blue roach. Leuciscus idusId Id, n. (Zo["o]l.)
A small fresh-water cyprinoid fish (Leuciscus idus or Idus
idus) of Europe. A domesticated variety, colored like the
goldfish, is called orfe in Germany. Leuciscus phoxinusMinnow Min"now, n. [OE. menow, cf. AS. myne; also OE. menuse,
OF. menuise small fish; akin to E. minish, minute.] [Written
1. (Zo["o]l.) A small European fresh-water cyprinoid fish
(Phoxinus l[ae]vis, formerly Leuciscus phoxinus);
sometimes applied also to the young of larger kinds; --
called also minim and minny. The name is also applied
to several allied American species, of the genera
Phoxinus, Notropis, or Minnilus, and Rhinichthys.
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any of numerous small American cyprinodont
fishes of the genus Fundulus, and related genera. They
live both in fresh and in salt water. Called also
killifish, minny, and mummichog. Leuciscus rutilusRoach Roach, n. [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G.
roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a
(a) A European fresh-water fish of the Carp family
(Leuciscus rutilus). It is silver-white, with a
(b) An American chub (Semotilus bullaris); the fallfish.
(c) The redfin, or shiner.
2. (Naut.) A convex curve or arch cut in the edge of a sail
to prevent chafing, or to secure a better fit.
As sound as a roach [roach perhaps being a corruption of a
F. roche a rock], perfectly sound.
Meaning of Leuciscus from wikipedia
dace Leuciscus leuciscus
and the ide L. idus. The European chubs
, but they are now usually...
from the Gr**** word leykiskos which means
"white mullet". There
are two recognised subspecies
of the ide: Leuciscus
- The common
dace (Leuciscus leuciscus
), the dace or Eurasian
dace /ˈdeɪs/, is a fresh- or brackish-water fish belonging
to the family
Cyprinidae. It is...
- The unmodified
name is usually
to the common
dace (Leuciscus leuciscus
). This, like most fishes called
to the family
rudd (Scardinius erythropthalmus), the dace (Leuciscus leuciscus
), or the ide (Leuciscus
idus). They can be distinguished
- thymallus) Gr**** Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) Golden
idus) Ide (natural) Former British Record
- caved**** Bonaparte, 1838 Leuciscus brutius
Costa, 1838 Leuciscus orientalis
Nordmann, 1840 Squalius orientalis
(Nordmann, 1840) Leuciscus rissoi
- dace (Leuciscus
lehmanni) is a species cyprinid
and Uzbekistan. Froese, Rainer
and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Leuciscus
- Nemophas leuciscus
is a species
in the family
Cerambycidae. It was described
by Francis Polkinghorne Pascoe
in 1866. It is known
- Mylopharyngodon piceus
(J. Richardson, 1846) Synonyms Leuciscus piceus
Richardson, 1846 Leuciscus aethiops
Basilewsky, 1855 Myloleuciscus aethiops
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