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Definition of P communis

P communis
Porpoise Por"poise, n. [OE. porpeys, OF. porpeis, literally, hog fish, from L. porcus swine + piscis fish. See Pork, and Fish.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any small cetacean of the genus Phoc[ae]na, especially P. communis, or P. phoc[ae]na, of Europe, and the closely allied American species (P. Americana). The color is dusky or blackish above, paler beneath. They are closely allied to the dolphins, but have a shorter snout. Called also harbor porpoise, herring hag, puffing pig, and snuffer. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A true dolphin (Delphinus); -- often so called by sailors. Skunk porpoise, or Bay porpoise (Zo["o]l.), a North American porpoise (Lagenorhynchus acutus), larger than the common species, and with broad stripes of white and yellow on the sides. See Illustration in Appendix.

Meaning of P communis from wikipedia

- P. communis may refer to: Panorpa communis, the common scorpionfly, a species of scorpionfly native to Western Europe Pyrgus communis, the common checkered-skipper...
- pear (P. communis subsp. communis) is thought to be descended from two subspecies of wild pears, categorized as P. communis subsp. pyraster (syn. P. pyraster)...
- Panorpa communis, the common scorpionfly, is a species of scorpionfly. This species is native to Europe (mostly) and Northern Asia. These scorpionflies...
- properties were found in ethanolic extract of Ricinus communis root bark. Extract of Ricinus communis exhibited acaricidal and insecticidal activities against...
- named Flammula californica var. communis by Cleland and Steel in 1918, its varietal epithet being the Latin adjective communis "common". Australian mycologist...
- caucasica (syn. P. communis subsp. caucasica) are thought to be the ancestors of the cultivated European pear (Pyrus communis subsp. communis). Both the wild...
- pear (Pyrus communis subsp. communis), are without doubt derived from one or two wild subspecies (P. communis subsp. pyraster and P. communis subsp. caucasica)...
- -- Crimea Lapsana communis subsp. communis—Most of Europe, except the southeast Lapsana communis subsp. grandiflora (M. Bieb.) P.D.Sell. -- Southwest...
- 13 August 2016 "RHS Plantfinder - Myrtus communis". Retrieved 10 April 2018. "RHS Plantfinder - Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina". Retrieved 10 April 2018...
- Juniperus communis 'Compressa' Juniperus communis 'Green ****' (prostrate shrub) Juniperus communis 'Hibernica' (Irish juniper) Juniperus communis 'Repanda'...
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