shanny

shanny
noun (plural shannies) a small greenish-brown blenny (fish). [Blennius pholis.]
Origin
C19: related to earlier shan, of unknown origin.

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  • shanny — [shan′ē] n. pl. shannies or shanny [< Brit dial. shan] any of several marine percoid fishes (family Stichaeidae), esp. a yellowish arctic species (Lumpenus maculatus) with dark spots …   English World dictionary

  • Shanny — Shan ny, n.; pl. {Shannies}. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zo[ o]l.) The European smooth blenny ({Blennius pholis}). It is olive green with irregular black spots, and without appendages on the head. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shanny — šanis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Blennius pholis angl. shanny; smooth blenny rus. морская собачка шан ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastosios šunžuvės sinonimas – švelniakūnė šunžuvė …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • shanny — /shan ee/, n., pl. shannies. a scaleless blenny, Blennius pholis, living in waters along the coast of Europe, having an olive green body marked with dark spots. [1830 40; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • shanny — noun A fish, the prickleback …   Wiktionary

  • shanny — n. type of fish found in Europe (also known as scaleless blenny) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shanny — shan·ny …   English syllables

  • shanny — n. (pl. ies) a long bodied olive green European marine fish, Blennius pholis. Etymology: 19th c.: orig. unkn.: cf. 18th c. shan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arctic shanny — dėmėtoji spyglianugarė šunžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Stichaeus punctatus angl. Arctic shanny rus. пятнистый стихей ryšiai: platesnis terminas – spyglianugarės šunžuvės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Bosc’s shanny — dryžoji šunžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Chasmodes bosquianus angl. Bosc’s shanny; four banded blenny; striped blenny rus. полосатая морская собачка; хасмодес ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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