a fish, Gila elegans, found in the Colorado River, having flaring fins and a thin caudal peduncle.
noun Richard. born 1930, Australian conductor, esp of opera Historical Examples Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, No. XXIII.–April, 1852.–Vol. IV. Various Arguments before the Committee on Patents of the House of Representatives, conjointly with the Senate Committee on Patents, on H.R. 19853, to amend and consolidate the acts respecting copyright United States Committee on Patents The […]
a Buddhist monk, especially of Japan or China. Historical Examples The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell The Chinese Fairy Book Various Eastern Shame Girl Charles Georges Souli The Chinese Fairy Book Various The Twilight of the Gods, and Other Tales Richard Garnett The Chinese Fairy Book Various Nightmare Tales H. P. Blavatsky The War Tiger […]
remarkable; wonderful. Historical Examples Grapes of wrath Boyd Cable adjective (Austral & NZ, slang, archaic) excellent; very good
bonzo Contemporary Examples Doug Kenney: The Odd Comic Genius Behind ‘Animal House’ and National Lampoon Robert Sam Anson February 28, 2014