Definition of Sea robin

1. Noun. American gurnard; mostly found in bays and estuaries.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Robin

sea porcupine
sea pork
sea power
sea pudding
sea puddings
sea purslane
sea puss
sea pye
sea rat
sea rats
sea raven
sea ravens
sea reed
sea robber
sea robin (current term)
sea rocket
sea room
sea rover
sea salmon
sea salt
sea salts
sea sandpiper
sea sandwort
sea saurian
sea sawdust
sea scallop
sea scooter
sea scooters
sea scorpion

Literary usage of Sea robin

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

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1880)
"OCCURRENCE OF THE WEB-FINGERED SEA-ROBIN ON THE COAST OF MAINE. — I wish to place on record the occurrence on the coast of Maine of ..."

2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Numerous species of the genus Prionotus inhabit American seas, especially southward, the best known of which are the short-winged sea-robin (P. ..."

3. Fish Stories Alleged and Experienced: With a Little History Natural and by Charles Frederick Holder, David Starr Jordan (1909)
"He hooked a large gurnard or sea-robin, which plunged down, making the little reel scream, then went whirling into the air, in a long flight, ..."

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