Bitterling

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bitterling (Zoöl) A roachlike European fish (Rhodima amarus).
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bitterling A cyprinoid fish, Rhodeus amarus, of the fresh waters of central Europe. It resembles a bream in form, but the anal fin is comparatively short (with 12 rays), the lateral line is imperfect, and the female has a long external urogenital tube.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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