[dawr-ee, dohr-ee] /ˈdɔr i, ˈdoʊr i/
noun, plural John Dories.
any fish of the family Zeidae, especially Zeus faber, of European seas, having a vertically compressed body and long spines in the dorsal fin.
a European dory (the fish), Zeus faber, having a deep compressed body, spiny dorsal fins, and massive mobile jaws
(Austral) a related fish, Zeus australis, which is a valued food fish of Australia
- John endicott
[en-di-kuh t, -kot] /ˈɛn dɪ kət, -ˌkɒt/ noun 1. John, 1588?–1665, colonial governor of Massachusetts 1644–65, born in England. [en-di-kuh t, -kot] /ˈɛn dɪ kət, -ˌkɒt/ noun 1. John, . 2. a city in S New York, on the Susquehanna River.
- John firth
[furth] /fɜrθ/ noun 1. John Rupert, 1890–1960, English linguist. /fɜːθ/ noun 1. a relatively narrow inlet of the sea, esp in Scotland n. “arm of the sea, estuary of a river,” early 15c., Scottish, from Old Norse fjörðr (see fjord). firth (fûrth) A long, narrow inlet of the sea. Firths are usually the lower part […]
- John fitch
[fich] /fɪtʃ/ noun 1. John, 1743–98, U.S. inventor: pioneer in development of the steamboat. 2. (William) Clyde, 1865–1909, U.S. playwright. /fɪtʃ/ noun 1. another name for polecat (sense 1) 2. the fur of the polecat or ferret
- John fletcher
[flech-er] /ˈflɛtʃ ər/ noun 1. John, 1579–1625, English dramatist: collaborated with Francis Beaumont 1606?–16; with Philip Massinger 1613–25. 2. John Gould, 1886–1950, U.S. poet. 3. a male given name. /ˈflɛtʃə/ noun 1. a person who makes arrows /ˈflɛtʃə/ noun 1. John. 1579–1625, English Jacobean dramatist, noted for his romantic tragicomedies written in collaboration with Francis […]