See under crappie.
either of two small sunfishes of central U.S. rivers, Pomoxis nigromaculatus (black crappie) or P. annularis (white crappie)
either of two North American freshwater percoid food and game fishes, Pomoxis nigromaculatus (black crappie) or P. annularis (white crappie): family Centrarchidae (sunfishes, etc)
See under night heron. any of several thick-billed, crepuscular or nocturnal herons of the genus Nycticorax and related genera, as N. nycticorax (black-crowned night heron) of the Old and New Worlds, and Nyctanassa violacea (yellow-crowned night heron) of America. noun any nocturnal heron of the genus Nycticorax and related genera, having short legs and neck, […]
noun (Austral) another name for koel
a Eurasian herb, Nigella sativa, having pungent aromatic seeds used as a spice, but unrelated to cumin.
the small, round, blackish, edible fruit of a widely cultivated shrub, Ribes nigrum, of the saxifrage family. the shrub itself. Historical Examples Round About a Great Estate Richard Jefferies A Great Man Arnold Bennett Dutch Life in Town and Country P. M. Hough Return of the Native Thomas Hardy A Great Man Arnold Bennett The […]