Definition of Lota lota

1. Noun. Elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth.

Exact synonyms: Burbot, Cusk, Eelpout, Ling
Generic synonyms: Cod, Codfish

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lota Lota

Los Alamos
Los Angeleno
Los Angelenos
Los Angeles
Los Angelization
Loschmidt's number
Lost River Range
Lost Tribes
Lost Wages
Lot's wife
Lota lota (current term)
Lotario di Segni
Lothian Region
Lotus Sutra
Lotus americanus
Lotus berthelotii
Lotus corniculatus
Lotus tetragonolobus

Literary usage of Lota lota

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

1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington, Smithsonian Institution (1908)
"... Kicking Horse and Columbia rivers at Golden (Eigenmann 18114, as Lota lota maculosa); St. John River, Eagle and St. Francis lakes, Restigouche waters ..."

2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The European burbot, Lota lota, is common in the streams and lakes of northern Europe and Siberia. It is a bottom fish, coarse in flesh and rather tasteless ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"... (corruption of Fr. barbote, from Lat. barba, beard, referring to its barbels). The only fresh-water fish (Lota lota) ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"VERNON L. KELLOGG, BURBOT, a fresh-water fish (Lota lota} of the cod family, inhabiting northern Europe and America. It is numerous in the inland waters of ..."

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