Definition of Tinca tinca

1. Noun. Freshwater dace-like game fish of Europe and western Asia noted for ability to survive outside water.

Exact synonyms: Tench
Generic synonyms: Cyprinid, Cyprinid Fish
Group relationships: Genus Tinca, Tinca



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tinca Tinca

Timotheus
Timothy
Timothy Francis Leary
Timothy Leary
Timothy Miles Bindon Rice
Timucua
Timur
Timur Lenk
Tin Lizzie
Tin Man
Tin Pan Alley
Tinamidae
Tinamiformes
Tinbergen
Tinca
Tinca tinca
Tincy
Tindal
Tindale
Tindall
Tinea pellionella
Tineidae
Tineoidea
Tineola
Tineola bisselliella
Tingidae
Tinker
Tinker to Evans to Chance
Tinker to Evers to Chance
Tinkerbell

Literary usage of Tinca tinca

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

1. The Letter of Dr. Diego Alvarez Chanca, Dated 1484 by Diego Alvarez Chanca, Augstine Marcus Fernández de Ybarra (1907)
"tinca tinca. Tench. Right pharyngeal with the abnormal number of teeth and 2 young replacing leeth at the roots. 4. Gobio gobio. Gudgeon.. Barbus barbus. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... they may be profitably introduced Tench (tinca tinca). into ponds which are already stocked with other fishes, such as carp and pike. ..."

3. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"Aux Plaines River, the ide (Idus idus), the red-eye (Scardinius erythropthalmus), and the tench (tinca tinca). The tench is the largest of the European ..."

4. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"... and the tench (tinca tinca). The tench is the largest of the European species, and its virtues with those of its more or less •fit N. Flo. 130. ..."

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