Definition of Calamus penna
1. Noun. From Florida and Bahamas to Brazil.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Calamus Penna
Literary usage of Calamus penna
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck (1905)
"calamus penna (Cuvier and Valenciennes) (Sheepshead Porgy). Like the rest of the species this is valued as food. It is very common from southern Florida to ..."
2. Report of the Commissioner for by United States Fish Commission (1893)
"calamus penna. (Little-mouth Porgy ; Sheepshead Forgy. ... It agrees with Calamus penna in all respects except the size of the eye, which is 4* in head. ..."
3. Manipulus vocabulorum: a rhyming dictionary of the English language by Peter Levens (1867)
"An HENNE, gallina, nœ. MEN, homines, num. A PEN to wryte, calamus, penna. A PENNE, or coup, caula, <e. ..."