a heavyweight woolen fabric constructed in twill weave and having a shaggy pile.
an ornamental shrub, Ribes odoratum, of the central U.S., having showy, drooping clusters of fragrant yellow flowers and edible black fruit.
any of several large, carplike, North American, freshwater fishes of the genus Ictiobus, of the sucker family.
any of several large, carplike, North American, freshwater fishes of the genus Ictiobus, of the sucker family. Historical Examples Diary of an Enlisted Man Lawrence Van Alstyne Swatty Ellis Parker Butler noun any of several freshwater North American hump-backed cyprinoid fishes of the genus Ictiobus: family Catostomidae (suckers)
black fly. Historical Examples Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XX Various noun any of various small North American blood-sucking dipterous insects of the genus Simulium and related genera: family Simuliidae Also called black fly