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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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- influenced by African culture, with many Puerto Ricans partially descended from Africans, though Afro-Puerto Ricans of unmixed African descent are only a significant...
- puertorriqueño-americanos, puertorriqueño-estadounidenses), or Puerto Ricans in the United States, are Puerto Ricans who are in the United States proper of the 50 states...
- other stateside Puerto Ricans coming back, as many Puerto Ricans engage in 'circular migration'. Small numbers of non-Puerto Rican Hispanics in Puerto Rico...
- Afro–Puerto Ricans are Puerto Ricans who are of African descent. The history of Puerto Ricans of African descent begins with free African men, known as...
- disease, and financing, the railroad was completed in 1890. Most Afro-Costa Ricans descend from Jamaican immigrants who worked in the construction of that...
- Stateside Puerto Ricans List of Puerto Rican military personnel List of Puerto Ricans in the United States Space Program List of Puerto Ricans of African descent...
- possessing a large number of Stateside Puerto Ricans. Although, over 38 percent of Stateside Puerto Ricans live in just two states, namely Florida and New...
- Puerto Ricans have both immigrated and migrated to New York City. The first group of Puerto Ricans immigrated to New York City in the mid-19th century...
- Afro-Costa Ricans are Costa Ricans of African ancestry. Costa Rica has four small minority groups: Mulattoes, Blacks, Amerindians and Asians (primarily...
- Puerto Ricans have knowledge of Spanish. Opposite to island-born Puerto Ricans who primarily speak Spanish, many stateside-born Puerto Ricans primarily...