quillbacks

We have found lemma(root) word of quillbacks : quillback.

Definitions


[], (Noun)

Definitions:
- Any of various deep-bodied North American freshwater suckerfish of the genus Carpiodes (family Catostomidae), especially Carpiodes cyprinus which has the first ray of the dorsal fin greatly elongated.

- (In full "quillback rockfish") an orange and dark brown to black scorpaenid fish, Sebastes maliger, of the Pacific coast of North America, having the rays of the dorsal fin elongated.


Phrases:

Origin:
late 19th century; earliest use found in David S. Jordan (1851–1931)




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