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- n. A remora.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The suckfish, Echeneis remora.
_Remora_, the sea Lamprey or suckstone, believed to check the course of ships by clinging to their keels.
There are two fish, the suckstone (` remora ') and the jumprock (another sucker, native to the southeastern U.S.), and a worm, the lockdor.
‘suckstone’ or the ‘lickstone’; and the anemone the ‘windflower’.