Definition of Atherines
1. atherine [n] - See also: atherine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atherines
Literary usage of Atherines
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1840)
"The difference is so great, that it alone determined us to place the atherines in a separate family, a measure which had previously been hinted at by Cuvier ..."
2. Fishing by Horace Gordon Hutchinson (1904)
"These manoeuvres have a wonderful effect in quickening the greed of the atherines, which dash at the bait each time. I have seen a skilful smelt-fisher, ..."
3. Travels in Greece and Turkey: Undertaken by Order of Louis XVI, and with the by Charles Sigisbert Sonnini (1801)
"The atherines gather in a crowd round it, and follow its motions; in this way they are conducted into fome opening formed by two rocks, ..."
4. Transactions by Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society, Norwick Eng, Thomas Southwell, Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society (1904)
"While Smelting with Jury the watcher, I caught a number of atherines (Atherina presbyter). On August 25th, several sacks of Norwegian Lobsters (Nephrops ..."