Definition of Brevoortia

1. Noun. Menhaden.

Exact synonyms: Genus Brevoortia
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Clupeidae, Family Clupeidae
Member holonyms: Brevoortia Tyrannis, Menhaden



Lexicographical Neighbors of Brevoortia

Bret Harte
Bretagne
Brethren
Breton
Breton cap
Breton caps
Bretons
Brett
Breuer
Breughel
Breughel the Elder
Breughelian
Breus mole
Brevibloc
Brevicipitidae
Brevoortia (current term)
Brevoortia tyrannis
Brewer
Brewer's infarcts
Brewer's mountain heather
Brewer's spruce
Brewster
Brezhnev
Brezhnev Doctrine
Brezhnev Republican
Brezhnevian
Brezhnevite
Brezhnevites
Bri
Brian

Literary usage of Brevoortia

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

1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1880)
"The geographical range of Brevoortia tyrannus varies from year to year. For 1877 it was, so far as it is possible to define it in words, as follows : The ..."

2. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1880)
"The geographical range of Brevoortia tyrannus varies from year to year. For 1877 it was, so far as it is possible to define it in words, as follows : The ..."

3. Studies from the Department of Anatomy by Dept. of Anatomy, Cornell University, Medical College (1910)
"1 Brevoortia. Two follicles with their epithelial cells drawn out into ... 3 Brevoortia. An isolated follicle, F, in the most anterior portion of the ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"Out of compliment to the little daughter of the stage-driver who first showed bim the plant, he called it Brevoortia Ida Maia. When Dr. Gray reviewed Wood's ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1878)
"This name is preoccupied by the Pomolo- bus pseudoharengus, and should never be applied to Brevoortia. The presence of a parasitic crustacean ..."

6. The Fishes of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1896)
"(Dedicated to James Carson Brevoort, of Brooklyn, a gentleman long interested in the study of fishes.) 705. Brevoortia ..."

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