Definition of Molva molva
1. Noun. Elongated marine food fish of Greenland and northern Europe; often salted and dried.
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Literary usage of Molva molva
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1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1862)
"MOLVA. Molva, Niks. Skand. Faun. iv. p. 573. Lota, sp., Cuv. Regne Anim. Body elongate, covered with very small scales. A separate caudal; two dorsal fins ..."
2. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"The ling (molva molva) is found in deep water about the North Sea. A related genus, Lota, the burbot, called also ling and, in America, the lawyer, ..."
3. The Wilder Quarter-century Book: A Collection of Original Papers Dedicated (1893)
"In the burbot (Lota lota) the only fresh water codfish, 59 ; in the deep water ling (molva molva), ..."
4. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"Ling, sea fish of the cod family (molva molva), extensively caught in Europe. It is eaten fresh, or salted and dried. The name is also applied to the burbot ..."