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Alosa

ALO'SA

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Noun.
A fish of passage, called the shad, or other of herrings, a species of Clupea. It is an abdominal, and some naturalists allege it to be a different species from the shad.

Definition 2022


Alosa

Alosa

See also: alosa

Translingual

Alosa alosa (front) and Alosa fallax

Proper noun

Alosa f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Clupeidae shads.

Hypernyms

Hyponyms

alosa

alosa

See also: Alosa

English

Noun

alosa (plural alosas)

  1. shad

References

  • "alosa" in WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2006.

Anagrams


Italian

Noun

alosa f (plural alose)

  1. shad (fish)

Anagrams


Latin

Noun

alosa f

  1. alausa (Alosa alosa)

Descendants

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Spanish

Noun

alosa f (plural alosas)

  1. (biochemistry) allose