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Definition of king of the herrings
king of the herringsOpah O"pah, n. (Zo["o]l.)
A large oceanic fish (Lampris quttatus), inhabiting the
Atlantic Ocean. It is remarkable for its brilliant colors,
which are red, green, and blue, with tints of purple and
gold, covered with round silvery spots. Called also king of
the herrings. King of the herringsHerring Her"ring, n. [OE. hering, AS. h[ae]ring; akin to D.
haring, G. h["a]ring, hering, OHG. haring, hering, and prob.
to AS. here army, and so called because they commonly move in
large numbers. Cf. Harry.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of various species of fishes of the genus Clupea, and
allied genera, esp. the common round or English herring (C.
harengus) of the North Atlantic. Herrings move in vast
schools, coming in spring to the shores of Europe and
America, where they are salted and smoked in great
Herring gull (Zo["o]l.), a large gull which feeds in part
upon herrings; esp., Larus argentatus in America, and
L. cachinnans in England. See Gull.
Herring hog (Zo["o]l.), the common porpoise.
King of the herrings. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The chim[ae]ra (C. monstrosa) which follows the schools
of herring. See Chim[ae]ra.
(b) The opah.
Meaning of king of the herrings from wikipedia
- King of the herrings
is a common
name for several fishes
and may refer
to: Regalecus glesne Trachipterus arcticus
- pike Kahawai Kaluga Kanyu
Kelp perch Kelpfish Killifish King of the herrings Kingfish King
-salmon Kissing gourami Knifefish Knifejaw
by The British Theatre Guide
as "one of the leading hidden masters of modern British
comedy". Towards the
end of the double
- Other common names include Pacific
oarfish, king of herrings
, ribbonfish, and streamer
fish. R. glesne
bony fish. Its shape
- "God Save the
Queen" (alternatively "God Save the King
on the gender of the reigning
monarch) is the royal anthem
in a number of
- giant oarfish
or king of herrings Regalecus russelii
(G. Cuvier, 1816) Froese, Rainer
and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Species of Regalecus
- Joanne King Herring
(born July 3, 1929) is an American
socialite, businesswoman, political
activist, philanthropist, diplomat, and former television
- the original Godzilla after the commercial success of the
1952 re-release of King
Kong and the success of The Beast
from 20,000 Fathoms
- the daughter
(Lorna Gray) of the overthrown king
a visit, going
name Mattie Herring
(a spoof of World
War I spy Mata Hari). The
- is also known
as the Glorieuze Overtocht
or Glorious Crossing
Dutch. It refers
to the deposition of James
II and VII, king of
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