Definition of Hornpout

1. Noun. Catfish common in eastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Ameiurus Melas, Horned Pout, Pout
Generic synonyms: Bullhead, Bullhead Catfish



Definition of Hornpout

1. n. See Horned pout, under Horned.

Definition of Hornpout

1. Noun. ''Alternative of'' horned pout ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hornpout

1. a catfish [n -S] - See also: catfish

Medical Definition of Hornpout

1. See Horned pout, under Horned. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hornpout

hornless
hornlessness
hornlessnesses
hornlet
hornlets
hornlike
hornotine
hornowl
hornowls
hornpike
hornpikes
hornpipe
hornpiped
hornpipes
hornpiping
hornpout (current term)
hornpouts
horns
horns of hyoid bone
horns of plenty
horns of saphenous opening
horns of thyroid cartilage
hornsnake
hornsnakes
hornstone
hornstones
hornswoggle
hornswoggled
hornswoggler
hornswogglers

Literary usage of Hornpout

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1. Fishes and Fishing in Sunapee Lake by William Converse Kendall (1913)
"The hornpout is the only representative of the catfish family in New England, where it seldom attains a weight of over a pound. In Sunapee Lake it is said ..."

2. In the Maine Woods by Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company (1904)
"The hornpout is a member of the catfish family, which is a very large one in the United States and of considerable commercial importance. ..."

3. The American Cotton Industry: A Study of Work and Workers by Thomas Young, M. (1903)
"Fried hornpout.1 VEGETABLES. Potatoes, green corn, creamed macaroni. DESSERT. Apple, mince, and pumpkin pies, rice pudding. Tea, coffee, milk. ..."

4. Concealing-coloration in the Animal Kingdom: An Exposition of the Laws of by Gerald Handerson Thayer, Abbott Handerson Thayer (1909)
"Such fish as the American hornpout (Ami- urus catus, etc.) haunt this simple element, and have a correspondingly plain and simple obliterative equipment. ..."

5. Cape Cod by Henry David Thoreau (1908)
"... as if I were to reckon up the number of boys in Concord who are engaged during the summer in the perch, pickerel, bream, hornpout, and shiner fishery, ..."

6. James Russell Lowell: A Biography by Horace Elisha Scudder (1901)
"... in a swelling making him look, as he said, " like a hornpout with the mumps." He had an odd experience with ether which he thus describes: " The ether ..."

7. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1890)
"I have seen half a dozen small hornpout caught, disarmed, and swallowed by them in a comparatively short time. Generally all the fish in the tank were ..."

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