any of several porcupinefishes of the genus Chilomycterus, covered with short, immovable spines.
burstone. any of various siliceous rocks used for millstones. a millstone of such material. noun a variant spelling of buhrstone noun a variant spelling of buhrstone
burr under the saddle
noun Edward (John). 1905–76, British painter, noted esp for his depiction of squalid and grotesque subjects Historical Examples ‘Murphy’ Major Gambier-Parry Viking Boys Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby The Three Sapphires W. A. Fraser Middy and Ensign G. Manville Fenn Caravans By Night Harry Hervey Newton Forster Captain Frederick Marryat Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, No. 401, March […]
noun the very rare mountain pigmy possum, Burramys parvus, of Australia. It is about the size of a rat and restricted in habitat to very high altitudes, mainly Mt Hotham, Victoria. Until 1966 it was known only as a fossil