from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of fishes, of the family Clupeidæ, including the shad (which see). Also written Alausa.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the genus comprising the most common varieties of shad. It replaces the older term Clupea. See also shad.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun shad

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun shad


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