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Clupea mediocris
Mattowacca Mat`to*wac"ca, n. [Indian name.] (Zo["o]l.) An American clupeoid fish (Clupea mediocris), similar to the shad in habits and appearance, but smaller and less esteemed for food; -- called also hickory shad, tailor shad, fall herring, and shad herring.
Clupea mediocris
Fall Fall, n. 1. The act of falling; a dropping or descending be the force of gravity; descent; as, a fall from a horse, or from the yard of ship. 2. The act of dropping or tumbling from an erect posture; as, he was walking on ice, and had a fall. 3. Death; destruction; overthrow; ruin. They thy fall conspire. --Denham. Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. --Prov. xvi. 18. 4. Downfall; degradation; loss of greatness or office; termination of greatness, power, or dominion; ruin; overthrow; as, the fall of the Roman empire. Beholds thee glorious only in thy fall. --Pope. 5. The surrender of a besieged fortress or town; as, the fall of Sebastopol. 6. Diminution or decrease in price or value; depreciation; as, the fall of prices; the fall of rents. 7. A sinking of tone; cadence; as, the fall of the voice at the close of a sentence. 8. Declivity; the descent of land or a hill; a slope. 9. Descent of water; a cascade; a cataract; a rush of water down a precipice or steep; -- usually in the plural, sometimes in the singular; as, the falls of Niagara. 10. The discharge of a river or current of water into the ocean, or into a lake or pond; as, the fall of the Po into the Gulf of Venice. --Addison. 11. Extent of descent; the distance which anything falls; as, the water of a stream has a fall of five feet. 12. The season when leaves fall from trees; autumn. What crowds of patients the town doctor kills, Or how, last fall, he raised the weekly bills. --Dryden. 13. That which falls; a falling; as, a fall of rain; a heavy fall of snow. 14. The act of felling or cutting down. ``The fall of timber.' --Johnson. 15. Lapse or declension from innocence or goodness. Specifically: The first apostasy; the act of our first parents in eating the forbidden fruit; also, the apostasy of the rebellious angels. 16. Formerly, a kind of ruff or band for the neck; a falling band; a faule. --B. Jonson. 17. That part (as one of the ropes) of a tackle to which the power is applied in hoisting. Fall herring (Zo["o]l.), a herring of the Atlantic (Clupea mediocris); -- also called tailor herring, and hickory shad. To try a fall, to try a bout at wrestling. --Shak.
Mediocrist
Mediocrist Me"di*o`crist, n. A mediocre person. [R.]

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- water. ****ulus clouds come in four distinct species, ****ulus humilis, mediocris, congestus, and fractus. These species may be arranged into the variety...
- Turbonilla mediocris is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies. The s**** grows...
- Pleurotoma mediocris is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turridae. According to the World Register of Marine Species,...
- instability. Continued upward growth suggests showers later in the day. ****ulus mediocris (V-61) Moderate vertical clouds with flat medium grey bases and higher...
- is taken from the Latin word mediocris meaning "middling" in reference to medium-sized habit of the tree. E. mediocris is part of the white ****gany...
- Orilesa mediocris is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Kenya. tortricidae.com Razowski, J., 2006: Tortricideae (Lepidoptera)...
- They can develop into ****ulus mediocris clouds but most often dissipate a few minutes after formation. ****ulus mediocris Atmospheric convection "Windows2Universe"...
- Langona mediocris is a jumping spider that lives in Zimbabwe. The male was first identified by Wanda Wesołowska in 2000. Wesołowska, W. (2000). "New and...
- Hyposmocoma mediocris is a species of moth of the family Cosmopterigidae. It was first described by Lord Walsingham in 1907. It is endemic to the Hawaiian...
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