morwong

morwong
['mɔ:wɒŋ]
noun a brightly coloured marine fish of Australian waters. [Nemadactylus and other genera.]
Origin
C19: prob. from a New South Wales Aborig. lang.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Morwong — Morwongs Porae, Nemadactylus douglasii Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • morwong — /ˈmɔwɒŋ / (say mawwong) noun (plural morwong or morwongs) any of a number of species of marine food fishes of the family Cheilodactylidae, especially Nemadactylus douglasii, of southern Australian and New Zealand waters; black perch. {Australian… …  

  • morwong — smulkiažvynė spalvotoji nernė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Diagramma pictum angl. blackall; blue sweetlips; morwong; painted grunt; painted sweetlips; thicklip rus. мелкочешуйная диаграмма;… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • morwong — žvaigždėtasis kiauliasnukis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lethrinus nebulosus angl. green snapper; yellow sweetlip; morwong; spangled emperor; starry pigface bream rus. звездчатый летрин ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • morwong — didžiapelekis džakas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Nemadactylus macropterus angl. jackass fish; morwong; tarakihi rus. большепёрый джакас; серый джакас ryšiai: platesnis terminas – džakai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • morwong — noun Any of various perciform fishes comprising the family Cheilodactylidae …   Wiktionary

  • morwong — n. type of fish found in Atlantic waters of the Cheilodactylidae family …   English contemporary dictionary

  • morwong — mor·wong …   English syllables

  • morwong — n. any of various fish of the family Cheilodactylidae, native to Australasia, used as food. Etymology: Aboriginal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red morwong — Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”