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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a genus of fishes consisting of the menhaden.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A North American genus of herrings, family Clupeidæ, characterized by the elongated intestine and carinated scales.
  • n. A genus of California plants of the family Liliaceæ. B. Ida-Maia, the only species, is a slender, grassy, half-hardy plant with beautiful and lasting scarlet and green flowers often called floral fire-crackers.

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

  • n. menhaden

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