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C nigricans
Sucker Suck"er (s[u^]k"[~e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere to other bodies. 2. A suckling; a sucking animal. --Beau. & Fl. 3. The embolus, or bucket, of a pump; also, the valve of a pump basket. --Boyle. 4. A pipe through which anything is drawn. 5. A small piece of leather, usually round, having a string attached to the center, which, when saturated with water and pressed upon a stone or other body having a smooth surface, adheres, by reason of the atmospheric pressure, with such force as to enable a considerable weight to be thus lifted by the string; -- used by children as a plaything. 6. (Bot.) A shoot from the roots or lower part of the stem of a plant; -- so called, perhaps, from diverting nourishment from the body of the plant. 7. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous species of North American fresh-water cyprinoid fishes of the family Catostomid[ae]; so called because the lips are protrusile. The flesh is coarse, and they are of little value as food. The most common species of the Eastern United States are the northern sucker (Catostomus Commersoni), the white sucker (C. teres), the hog sucker (C. nigricans), and the chub, or sweet sucker (Erimyzon sucetta). Some of the large Western species are called buffalo fish, red horse, black horse, and suckerel. (b) The remora. (c) The lumpfish. (d) The hagfish, or myxine. (e) A California food fish (Menticirrus undulatus) closely allied to the kingfish (a); -- called also bagre. 8. A parasite; a sponger. See def. 6, above. They who constantly converse with men far above their estates shall reap shame and loss thereby; if thou payest nothing, they will count thee a sucker, no branch. --Fuller. 9. A hard drinker; a soaker. [Slang] 10. A greenhorn; one easily gulled. [Slang, U.S.] 11. A nickname applied to a native of Illinois. [U. S.] Carp sucker, Cherry sucker, etc. See under Carp, Cherry, etc. Sucker fish. See Sucking fish, under Sucking. Sucker rod, a pump rod. See under Pump. Sucker tube (Zo["o]l.), one of the external ambulacral tubes of an echinoderm, -- usually terminated by a sucker and used for locomotion. Called also sucker foot. See Spatangoid.
Hypoplectrus nigricans
Negrita Ne*gri"ta, n. [Sp., blackish, fem. of negrito, dim. of negro black.] (Zo["o]l.) A blackish fish (Hypoplectrus nigricans), of the Sea-bass family. It is a native of the West Indies and Florida.

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- acanthosis nigricans refers to acanthosis nigricans occurring as a paraneoplastic syndrome ****ociated with a cancer. Malignant acanthosis nigricans is most...
- Nigricans, a Latin word meaning black, may refer to : Acanthosis nigricans, a brown to black, poorly defined, velvety hyperpigmentation of the skin Ulmus...
- microsatellite loci. Synonyms of M. nigricans are: Maikaira nigricans (sic) Lacepède, 1802 Makaira nigricans nigricans Lacepède, 1802 Xiphias ensis Lacepède...
- The black softs**** turtle or Bostami turtle (Nilssonia nigricans), previously placed in genus Aspideretes) is a species of freshwater turtle found in...
- The black phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) is a p****erine bird in the tyrant-flycatcher family. It breeds from southwest Oregon and California south through...
- A. nigricans may refer to: Acacia nigricans, a wattle species endemic to an area on the south coast of Western Australia Acanthurus nigricans, a tang fish...
- Aquilegia nigricans, the Bulgarian columbine, is a species of columbine that is found in the mountainous regions of Austria, Slovenia, the Balkans, Greece...
- return.  Under its current treatment as Enneapogon nigricans (from its basionym Pappophorum nigricans) this species was published in Essai d'une Nouvelle...
- M. nigricans may refer to: Makaira nigricans, the Atlantic blue marlin, a fish species endemic to the Atlantic Ocean Mantella nigricans, the Guibé's mantella...
- Ammophila nigricans is a species of thread-waisted wasp in the family Sphecidae. "Ammophila nigricans Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System...
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