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Moxostoma carpioCarp Carp, n.; pl. Carp, formerly Carps. [Cf. Icel. karfi,
Dan. karpe, Sw. karp, OHG. charpho, G. karpfen, F. carpe, LL.
A fresh-water herbivorous fish (Cyprinus carpio.). Several
other species of Cyprinus, Catla, and Carassius are
called carp. See Cruclan carp.
Note: The carp was originally from Asia, whence it was early
introduced into Europe, where it is extensively reared
in artificial ponds. Within a few years it has been
introduced into America, and widely distributed by the
government. Domestication has produced several
varieties, as the leather carp, which is nearly or
quite destitute of scales, and the mirror carp, which
has only a few large scales. Intermediate varieties
Carp louse (Zo["o]l.), a small crustacean, of the genus
Argulus, parasitic on carp and allied fishes. See
Carp mullet (Zo["o]l.), a fish (Moxostoma carpio) of the
Ohio River and Great Lakes, allied to the suckers.
Carp sucker (Zo["o]l.), a name given to several species of
fresh-water fishes of the genus Carpiodes in the United
States; -- called also quillback. Moxostoma macrolepidotum Red horse. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any large American red fresh-water sucker, especially
Moxostoma macrolepidotum and allied species.
(b) See the Note under Drumfish.
(Chem) See under Lead, and Minium.
Red-lead ore. (Min.) Same as Crocoite.
Red liquor (Dyeing), a solution consisting essentially of
aluminium acetate, used as a mordant in the fixation of
dyestuffs on vegetable fiber; -- so called because used
originally for red dyestuffs. Called also red mordant.
Red maggot (Zo["o]l.), the larva of the wheat midge.
Red manganese. (Min.) Same as Rhodochrosite.
Red man, one of the American Indians; -- so called from his
Red maple (Bot.), a species of maple (Acer rubrum). See
Red mite. (Zo["o]l.) See Red spider, below.
Red mulberry (Bot.), an American mulberry of a dark purple
color (Morus rubra).
Red mullet (Zo["o]l.), the surmullet. See Mullet.
Red ocher (Min.), a soft earthy variety of hematite, of a
Red perch (Zo["o]l.), the rosefish.
Red phosphorus. (Chem.) See under Phosphorus.
Red pine (Bot.), an American species of pine (Pinus
resinosa); -- so named from its reddish bark.
Red precipitate. See under Precipitate.
Red Republican (European Politics), originally, one who
maintained extreme republican doctrines in France, --
because a red liberty cap was the badge of the party; an
extreme radical in social reform. [Cant]
Red ribbon, the ribbon of the Order of the Bath in England.
Red sanders. (Bot.) See Sanders.
Red sandstone. (Geol.) See under Sandstone.
Red scale (Zo["o]l.), a scale insect (Aspidiotus
aurantii) very injurious to the orange tree in California
Red silver (Min.), an ore of silver, of a ruby-red or
reddish black color. It includes proustite, or light red
silver, and pyrargyrite, or dark red silver.
Red snapper (Zo["o]l.), a large fish (Lutlanus aya or
Blackfordii) abundant in the Gulf of Mexico and about the
Red snow, snow colored by a mocroscopic unicellular alga
(Protococcus nivalis) which produces large patches of
scarlet on the snows of arctic or mountainous regions.
Red softening (Med.) a form of cerebral softening in which
the affected parts are red, -- a condition due either to
infarction or inflammation.
Red spider (Zo["o]l.), a very small web-spinning mite
(Tetranychus telarius) which infests, and often
destroys, plants of various kinds, especially those
cultivated in houses and conservatories. It feeds mostly
on the under side of the leaves, and causes them to turn
yellow and die. The adult insects are usually pale red.
Called also red mite.
Red squirrel (Zo["o]l.), the chickaree.
Red tape, the tape used in public offices for tying up
documents, etc.; hence, official formality and delay.
Meaning of Moxostoma from wikipedia
is a genus
of North American
ray-finned fish in the family
Catostomidae. Moxostoma albidum
(Girard, 1856) (Longlip Jumprock) Moxostoma
- tex****) Robust redhorse
robustum) Cui-ui (Chasmistes cujus) Gray redhorse
congestum) Sicklefin redhorse
- The river redhorse
carinatum) is a species
to the eastern
half of the United States
- Moxostoma cervinum
jumprock) is a species
of ray-finned fish in the genus Moxostoma
. Froese, Rainer
and Pauly, Daniel, eds...
- The silver redhorse
anisurum: Maxostoma= mouth
to suck; anisurum
tail) is a species
valenciennesi) is a species
in northeastern North
America. It is the largest member
of the genus Moxostoma
- The harelip sucker
lacerum) was a species
of ray-finned fish in the family
Catostomidae. It was found
only in the United
States. It is extinct...
- The golden
erythrurum, is a species
and the Midwestern, southern, and...
- The shorthead redhorse
macrolepidotum) is a wide-ranging species
America. The shorthead redhorse
dam projects. Some Catostomidae, especially those
, are the subject
of major recreational fisheries while
most are the subject...
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