See under (def 2).
a person or thing that .
any of several sciaenoid fishes that make a noise, especially Micropogonias undulatus (Atlantic croaker) found off the Atlantic coast of the southern U.S.
a person who grumbles or forebodes evil.
an animal, bird, etc, that croaks
any of various mainly tropical marine sciaenid fishes, such as Umbrina roncador (yellowfin croaker), that utter croaking noises
a grumbling person
“prophet of evil,” 1630s, agent noun from croak (v.); a reference to the raven (cf. Middle English crake “a raven,” early 14c., from Old Norse kraka “crow,” of imitative origin).
A physician: Don’t say ”croaker,” say ”doctor” (1859+)
- Atlantic intracoastal waterway
See under . a mostly inland water route, partly natural and partly artificial, extending 1550 miles (2500 km) along the Atlantic coast from Boston to Florida Bay (Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway) and 1116 miles (1800 km) along the Gulf coast from Carrabelle, Fla., to Brownsville, Tex. (Gulf Intracoastal Waterway) constructed to protect small craft from the […]
- Atlantic mackerel
noun a fish, Scomber scombrus, found in the North Atlantic Ocean; also called Boston mackerel Examples Atlantic mackerel are sought after for food either cooked or as sashimi. Word Origin cooking
- Atlantic ocean
an ocean bounded by North America and South America in the Western Hemisphere and by Europe and Africa in the Eastern Hemisphere. About 31,530,000 sq. mi. (81,663,000 sq. km); with connecting seas about 41,000,000 sq. mi. (106,100,000 sq. km); greatest known depth, 30,246 feet (9219 meters). Contemporary Examples And a warmer Atlantic Ocean seems to […]
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