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Achirus lineatus
Hogchoker Hog"chok`er, n. (Zo["o]l.) An American sole (Achirus lineatus, or A. achirus), related to the European sole, but of no market value.
Allineation Al*lin`e*a"tion, Alineation A*lin`e*a"tion, n. Alignment; position in a straight line, as of two planets with the sun. --Whewell. The allineation of the two planets. --C. A. Young.
Alineation A*lin`e*a"tion, n. See Allineation.
Allineate Al*lin"e*ate, v. t. [L. ad + lineatus, p. p. of lineare to draw a line.] To align. [R.] --Herschel.
Allineation Al*lin`e*a"tion, Alineation A*lin`e*a"tion, n. Alignment; position in a straight line, as of two planets with the sun. --Whewell. The allineation of the two planets. --C. A. Young.
B lineatus
Buzzard Buz"zard (b[u^]z"z[~e]rd), n.[O.E. busard, bosard, F. busard, fr. buse, L. buteo, a kind of falcon or hawk.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A bird of prey of the Hawk family, belonging to the genus Buteo and related genera. Note: The Buteo vulgaris is the common buzzard of Europe. The American species (of which the most common are B. borealis, B. Pennsylvanicus, and B. lineatus) are usually called hen hawks. -- The rough-legged buzzard, or bee hawk, of Europe (Pernis apivorus) feeds on bees and their larv[ae], with other insects, and reptiles. -- The moor buzzard of Europe is Circus [ae]ruginosus. See Turkey buzzard, and Carrion buzzard. Bald buzzard, the fishhawk or osprey. See Fishhawk. 2. A blockhead; a dunce. It is common, to a proverb, to call one who can not be taught, or who continues obstinately ignorant, a buzzard. --Goldsmith.
B lineatus
Hen Hen, n. [AS. henn, hen, h[ae]n; akin to D. hen, OHG. henna, G. henne, Icel. h?na, Dan. h["o]na; the fem. corresponding to AS. hana cock, D. haan, OHG. hano, G. hahn, Icel. hani, Dan. & Sw. hane. Prob. akin to L. canere to sing, and orig. meaning, a singer. Cf. Chanticleer.] (Zo["o]l.) The female of the domestic fowl; also, the female of grouse, pheasants, or any kind of birds; as, the heath hen; the gray hen. Note: Used adjectively or in combination to indicate the female; as, hen canary, hen eagle, hen turkey, peahen. Hen clam. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A clam of the Mactra, and allied genera; the sea clam or surf clam. See Surf clam. (b) A California clam of the genus Pachydesma. Hen driver. See Hen harrier (below). Hen harrier (Zo["o]l.), a hawk (Circus cyaneus), found in Europe and America; -- called also dove hawk, henharm, henharrow, hen driver, and usually, in America, marsh hawk. See Marsh hawk. Hen hawk (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of large hawks which capture hens; esp., the American red-tailed hawk (Buteo borealis), the red-shouldered hawk (B. lineatus), and the goshawk.
Bilinear Bi*lin"e*ar, a. (Math.) Of, pertaining to, or included by, two lines; as, bilinear co["o]rdinates.
Cantharus lineatus
Sea bream Sea" bream` (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of sparoid fishes, especially the common European species (Pagellus centrodontus), the Spanish (P. Oweni), and the black sea bream (Cantharus lineatus); -- called also old wife.
Centrolinead Cen`tro*lin"e*ad, n. An instrument for drawing lines through a point, or lines converging to a center.
Centrolineal Cen`tro*lin"e*al, a. [L. centrum + linea line.] Converging to a center; -- applied to lines drawn so as to meet in a point or center.
Cidaria diversilineata
Vine Vine, n. [F. vigne, L. vinea a vineyard, vine from vineus of or belonging to wine, vinum wine, grapes. See Wine, and cf. Vignette.] (Bot.) (a) Any woody climbing plant which bears grapes. (b) Hence, a climbing or trailing plant; the long, slender stem of any plant that trails on the ground, or climbs by winding round a fixed object, or by seizing anything with its tendrils, or claspers; a creeper; as, the hop vine; the bean vine; the vines of melons, squashes, pumpkins, and other cucurbitaceous plants. There shall be no grapes on the vine. --Jer. viii. 13. And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered thereof wild gourds. --2 Kings iv. 89. Vine apple (Bot.), a small kind of squash. --Roger Williams. Vine beetle (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of beetles which are injurious to the leaves or branches of the grapevine. Among the more important species are the grapevine fidia (see Fidia), the spotted Pelidnota (see Rutilian), the vine fleabeetle (Graptodera chalybea), the rose beetle (see under Rose), the vine weevil, and several species of Colaspis and Anomala. Vine borer. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of beetles whose larv[ae] bore in the wood or pith of the grapevine, especially Sinoxylon basilare, a small species the larva of which bores in the stems, and Ampeloglypter sesostris, a small reddish brown weevil (called also vine weevil), which produces knotlike galls on the branches. (b) A clearwing moth ([AE]geria polistiformis), whose larva bores in the roots of the grapevine and is often destructive. Vine dragon, an old and fruitless branch of a vine. [Obs.] --Holland. Vine forester (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of moths belonging to Alypia and allied genera, whose larv[ae] feed on the leaves of the grapevine. Vine fretter (Zo["o]l.), a plant louse, esp. the phylloxera that injuries the grapevine. Vine grub (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of insect larv[ae] that are injurious to the grapevine. Vine hopper (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of leaf hoppers which suck the sap of the grapevine, especially Erythroneura vitis. See Illust. of Grape hopper, under Grape. Vine inchworm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of any species of geometrid moths which feed on the leaves of the grapevine, especially Cidaria diversilineata. Vine-leaf rooer (Zo["o]l.), a small moth (Desmia maculalis) whose larva makes a nest by rolling up the leaves of the grapevine. The moth is brownish black, spotted with white. Vine louse (Zo["o]l.), the phylloxera. Vine mildew (Bot.), a fungous growth which forms a white, delicate, cottony layer upon the leaves, young shoots, and fruit of the vine, causing brown spots upon the green parts, and finally a hardening and destruction of the vitality of the surface. The plant has been called Oidium Tuckeri, but is now thought to be the conidia-producing stage of an Erysiphe. Vine of Sodom (Bot.), a plant named in the Bible (--Deut. xxxii. 32), now thought to be identical with the apple of Sodom. See Apple of Sodom, under Apple. Vine sawfly (Zo["o]l.), a small black sawfiy (Selandria vitis) whose larva feeds upon the leaves of the grapevine. The larv[ae] stand side by side in clusters while feeding. Vine slug (Zo["o]l.), the larva of the vine sawfly. Vine sorrel (Bot.), a climbing plant (Cissus acida) related to the grapevine, and having acid leaves. It is found in Florida and the West Indies. Vine sphinx (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of hawk moths. The larv[ae] feed on grapevine leaves. Vine weevil. (Zo["o]l.) See Vine borer (a) above, and Wound gall, under Wound.
Collineation Col*lin`e*a"tion, n. [L. collineare to direct in a straight line. See Collimation.] The act of aiming at, or directing in a line with, a fixed object. [R.] --Johnson.
Curvilinead Cur`vi*lin"e*ad (k?r`v?-l?n"?-?d), n. (Geom.) An instrument for drawing curved lines.
Curvilineal Cur`vi*lin"e*al (-al), Curvilinear Cur`vi*lin"e*ar (-?r), a. [L. curvus bent + E. lineal, linear.] Consisting of, or bounded by, curved lines; as, a curvilinear figure.
Curvilineal Cur`vi*lin"e*al (-al), Curvilinear Cur`vi*lin"e*ar (-?r), a. [L. curvus bent + E. lineal, linear.] Consisting of, or bounded by, curved lines; as, a curvilinear figure.
Curvilinearity Cur`vi*lin`e*ar"i*ty (-?r"?-t?), n. The state of being curvilinear or of being bounded by curved lines.
Curvilinearly Cur`vi*lin"e*ar*ly (-?r-l?), adv. In a curvilinear manner.
Delineable De*lin"e*a*ble, a. Capable of being, or liable to be, delineated. --Feltham.
Delineament De*lin"e*a*ment, ?. [See Delineate.] Delineation; sketch. --Dr. H. More.
Delineate De*lin"e*ate, a. [L. delineatus, p. p. of delineare to delineate; de- + lineare to draw, fr. linea line. See Line.] Delineated; portrayed. [R.]
Delineator De*lin"e*a`tor, n. 1. One who, or that which, delineates; a sketcher. 2. (Surv.) A perambulator which records distances and delineates a profile, as of a road.
Delineatory De*lin"e*a*to*ry, a. That delineates; descriptive; drawing the outline; delineating.
Delineature De*lin"e*a*ture (?; 135), n. Delineation. [Obs.]
Diabasis aurolineatus
Margate fish Mar"gate fish" (Zo["o]l.) A sparoid fish (Diabasis aurolineatus) of the Gulf of Mexico, esteemed as a food fish; -- called also red-mouth grunt.
Diagramma lineatum
Bodian Bo"di*an, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large food fish (Diagramma lineatum), native of the East Indies.
Doryphora decemlineata
Potato Po*ta"to, n.; pl. Potatoes. [Sp. patata potato, batata sweet potato, from the native American name (probably batata) in Hayti.] (Bot.) (a) A plant (Solanum tuberosum) of the Nightshade family, and its esculent farinaceous tuber, of which there are numerous varieties used for food. It is native of South America, but a form of the species is found native as far north as New Mexico. (b) The sweet potato (see below). Potato beetle, Potato bug. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A beetle (Doryphora decemlineata) which feeds, both in the larval and adult stages, upon the leaves of the potato, often doing great damage. Called also Colorado potato beetle, and Doryphora. See Colorado beetle. (b) The Lema trilineata, a smaller and more slender striped beetle which feeds upon the potato plant, bur does less injury than the preceding species. Potato fly (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of blister beetles infesting the potato vine. The black species (Lytta atrata), the striped (L. vittata), and the gray (L. cinerea, or Fabricii) are the most common. See Blister beetle, under Blister. Potato rot, a disease of the tubers of the potato, supposed to be caused by a kind of mold (Peronospora infestans), which is first seen upon the leaves and stems. Potato weevil (Zo["o]l.), an American weevil (Baridius trinotatus) whose larva lives in and kills the stalks of potato vines, often causing serious damage to the crop. Potato whisky, a strong, fiery liquor, having a hot, smoky taste, and rich in amyl alcohol (fusel oil); it is made from potatoes or potato starch. Potato worm (Zo["o]l.), the large green larva of a sphinx, or hawk moth (Macrosila quinquemaculata); -- called also tomato worm. See Illust. under Tomato. Seaside potato (Bot.), Ipom[oe]a Pes-Capr[ae], a kind of morning-glory with rounded and emarginate or bilobed leaves. [West Indies] Sweet potato (Bot.), a climbing plant (Ipom[oe]a Balatas) allied to the morning-glory. Its farinaceous tubers have a sweetish taste, and are used, when cooked, for food. It is probably a native of Brazil, but is cultivated extensively in the warmer parts of every continent, and even as far north as New Jersey. The name potato was applied to this plant before it was to the Solanum tuberosum, and this is the ``potato' of the Southern United States. Wild potato. (Bot.) (a) A vine (Ipom[oe]a pandurata) having a pale purplish flower and an enormous root. It is common in sandy places in the United States. (b) A similar tropical American plant (I. fastigiata) which it is thought may have been the original stock of the sweet potato.
Doryphora decemlineata
Colorado beetle Col`o*ra"do bee"tle (Zo["o]l.) A yellowish beetle (Doryphora decemlineata), with ten longitudinal, black, dorsal stripes. It has migrated eastwards from its original habitat in Colorado, and is very destructive to the potato plant; -- called also potato beetle and potato bug. See Potato beetle.
H aurolineatus
Grunt Grunt, n. 1. A deep, guttural sound, as of a hog. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of American food fishes, of the genus H[ae]mulon, allied to the snappers, as, the black grunt (A. Plumieri), and the redmouth grunt (H. aurolineatus), of the Southern United States; -- also applied to allied species of the genera Pomadasys, Orthopristis, and Pristopoma. Called also pigfish, squirrel fish, and grunter; -- so called from the noise it makes when taken.
Interlineary In`ter*lin"e*a*ry, a. Interlinear. -- n. A book containing interlineations. [R.]

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