Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ichthyology, a genus of sparoid fishes, properly called Diplodus, typical of the subfamily Sargina. Various limits have been given to it; and the American sheepshead was included in it by the old authors.
  • n. In entomology, a genus of dipterous insects.

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Examples

  • Some few breed in autumn: as, for instance, the saupe and the sargus, and such others of this sort as breed shortly before the autumn equinox; likewise the electric ray and the angel-fish.

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  • (Digenea; Mesometridae) rectal parasite Diplodus sargus (Teleostei, Sparidae) theern Mediterranean

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