Definition of Cottus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Cottidae: sculpins.

Exact synonyms: Genus Cottus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Cottidae, Family Cottidae
Member holonyms: Bullhead, Miller's-thumb



Definition of Cottus

1. a type of fish [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cottus

Cotonou
Cotopaxi
Cotswold
Cotswold Hills
Cotswold morris dancing
Cotswolds
Cottagers
Cottbus
Cotte's operation
Cottidae
Cotton
Cotton State
Cotton effect
Cottrell precipitator
Cottus
Cotula
Cotula coronopifolia
Cotunnius' aqueduct
Cotunnius' canal
Cotunnius' liquid
Cotunnius' space
Cotunnius disease
Coturnix communis
Coturnix coturnix
Cotylogonimus
Coules
Coulomb's constant
Coulomb's law
Coulomb attraction

Literary usage of Cottus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1850)
"cottus viscosus Hold. Suppl. to a Monogr. of Limn. <fec., 1840, p. 3. ... cottus gobio Ayres, Bost. Jour. Nat. Hist. v. 1845, p. 121; PI. xi. ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"cottus gobio, Lin., Bl. 39. i. 2. A small flsh, four or five inches long, blackish. ... The one, cottus scorpius, L. Has three spines to the ..."

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