from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various fishes of the family Cyclopteridae, especially Cyclopterus lumpus of North Atlantic waters, having a stout knobby body with pelvic fins united to form a suction disk, and producing roe that is used for caviar.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An acanthopterygian fish, Cyclopterus lumpus, of the family Cyclopteridæ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) A large, thick, clumsy, marine fish (
Cyclopterus lumpus) of Europe and America. The color is usually translucent sea green, sometimes purplish. It has a dorsal row of spiny tubercles, and three rows on each side, but has no scales. The ventral fins unite and form a ventral sucker for adhesion to stones and seaweeds. Called also lumpsucker, cock-paddle, sea owl.
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from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun clumsy soft thick-bodied northern Atlantic fish with pelvic fins fused into a sucker; edible roe used for caviar
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
New species on the Red List include fish such as lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus), whiting
Nick Brandreth for The Wall Street Journal An extremely popular Brunch item at Fisk, the Lobster Tail Scramble is made up of 1/2 lobster, scrambled eggs, griled corn, a baked potato toped with black lumpfish caviar, Sour cream and Cavabutter dipping sauce.
The $17 brunch prix fixe features variations on eggs Benedict pickled beets and feta is one, a Swedish-style rolled omelette, and an impressive plate featuring half a lobster, a corn cob, potato and black lumpfish caviar.
Throw in a teaspoon of lumpfish roe as you spread the brandade on toast.
The fourth course (out of nine!) was a scallop and Dungeness crab salad wrapped in prosciutto with lumpfish caviar and avocado.
On top is lumpfish caviar which is definitely more sustainable than beluga caviar, a more popular alternative.
Photos: Fisk on the Lower East Side Nick Brandreth for The Wall Street Journal Fisk's lobster tail scramble comes with scrambled eggs, grilled corn and a baked potato topped with black lumpfish caviar.
All the different flavors played wonderfully off of each other, topped with the smooth avocado and salty lumpfish caviar.
Lunchgoers also can request the $5 barfood appetizers, such as a quarter-pound burger, that are routinely offered later in the day, or choose from a small list of "Ferry House Favorites" such as the $15 crab margarita of lumpfish crab tossed with margarita mix and served with avocado salsa in a glass dusted with Cajun spices.
Classic canapes of: salmon caviar; lumpfish caviar; smoked salmon; smoked trout pate; venison terrine; Westphalian ham