Definition of Queenfish

1. Noun. Silvery and bluish drumfish of shallow California coastal waters.

Exact synonyms: Seriphus Politus, White Croaker
Generic synonyms: Croaker
Group relationships: Genus Seriphus, Seriphus



Definition of Queenfish

1. n. A California sciænoid food fish (Seriphys politus). The back is bluish, and the sides and belly bright silvery. Called also kingfish.

Definition of Queenfish

1. Noun. ''Seriphus politus'', a North American croaker with elongated body and large mouth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Queenfish

1. A California sciaenoid food fish (Seriphys politus). The back is bluish, and the sides and belly bright silvery. Synonym: kingfish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Queenfish

queen of the night
queen palm
queen palms
queen post
queen regent
queen regnant
queen triggerfish
queen truss
queen trusses
queencraft
queendom
queendoms
queene
queened
queenes
queenfish (current term)
queenfishes
queenhood
queenier
queenies
queeniest
queening
queenings
queenish
queenite
queenites
queenless
queenlet
queenlets

Literary usage of Queenfish

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1. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"Shoals of these free-ranging, silvery fishes move close inshore and are often taken in nets by local fishermen. 30 cm. Talang queenfish ..."

2. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"This is S. politus, the queenfish or white croaker, which occurs on the Pacific coast from Point Conception to Cerros Island. It is common on sandy shores, ..."

3. English Compound Words and Phrases: A Reference List, with Statement of by Francis Horace Teall (1892)
"... Queen=day queen dowager queenfish queen=gold queen=lily queen mother queen=of=the=meadows (a plant) queen=of=the=prairie (a plant) queen=post ..."

4. The Call of the Surf by Van Campen Heilner, Frank Stick (1920)
"It Is sometimes called queenfish. Classified correctly it is Seriphus politus. It is excellent eating. I have seen great numbers of these fish taken from ..."

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