small red marine crustaceans of various species that are a major source of food for many commercially important fishes.
noun 1. a grass, Festuca rubra, of the meadows of the North Temperate Zone, having green, reddish, or bluish-green flower clusters.
adjective 1. pertaining to or designating a style of vase painting developed in Greece in the latter part of the 6th and the 5th centuries b.c., characterized chiefly by figurative representations in red against a black-slip background, details painted in the design, and the introduction of three-dimensional illusion in the rendering of form and space.
noun 1. any of various small freshwater minnows with red fins, especially a shiner, Notropis umbratilis, of streams in central North America. noun 1. any of various small cyprinid fishes of the genus Notropis, esp N. cornutus. They have reddish fins and are popular aquarium fishes
noun 1. See under pickerel (def 1). noun, plural (especially collectively) pickerel (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) pickerels. 1. any of several small species of pike, as Esox niger (chain pickerel) and E. americanus americanus (redfin pickerel) of eastern North America. 2. the walleye or pikeperch, Stizostedion vitreum. 3. British. a […]