from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a fin, fins, or finlike parts. Often used in combination: single-finned; multifinned.
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- adj. Having fins.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a fin, or fins, or anything resembling a fin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a fin or fins, or anything resembling a fin; especially, having broad edges on either side, as a plow; specifically, in heraldry, having the fins of a different tincture from the rest: said of a fish used as a bearing: as, a fish sable finned or.
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Among creatures were luminous jellyfish and gelatinous creatures known as finned octopods, or "Dumbos" because they flap ear-like fins and look like the cartoon flying elephant.
Among creatures were luminous jellyfish and gelatinous creatures known as finned octopods, or
Among the creatures identified in the deep sea areas were luminous jellyfish and gelatinous creatures known as finned octopods, or "dumbos," because they flap earlike fins and look like the cartoon elephant.
What I'm wondering is how many sharks were 'finned' to whip up 20,000 bowls of shark fin soup?
Considered by many as pests-often as dangerous-they have been gunned down, poisoned, speared, 'finned', and decimated across their habitats.
We finned along the port deck, passing through shoulder-scraping doorways and into the denuded galley and mess hall, recognizable by the topless table bases.
In Cambodia-land: Cleaver, our one-finned-fish skip to main | skip to sidebar
Beautifully finned in bright orange scales, he swims about our water holding tank (yes, the one we use for laundry), looking for mosquito larvae to feed on.
In interviews, he has recalled driving to a Chrysler factory where he stared at rows of big-finned Plymouths.
But before you garb yourself in neon finned tights, perhaps first try these sparkling mementos for a dose of opening-night glamour.