a scorpaenoid fish of the family Cottidae; the type genus, having four yellowish knobs on its head See also cottid
noun 1. . noun 1. an Indian evergreen shrub or small tree, Ziziphus mauritiana, of the buckthorn family, having leaves that are rusty-hairy on the underside and small, round, red, acid fruit.
[kuh-tuhn-ahyt] /kəˈtʌn aɪt/ noun 1. a soft, white to yellowish mineral, lead chloride, PbCl 2 , that forms as an alteration product of galena.
[koh-tuhl-uh, kuh-] /koʊˈtʌl ə, kə-/ noun, plural cotulae [koh-tuhl-tuhl-ee, kuh-] /koʊˈtʌlˈtʌl i, kə-/ (Show IPA) 1. (in prescriptions) a measure.
[kuh-tur-niks] /kəˈtɜr nɪks/ noun 1. any of several small Old World quails of the genus Coturnix, especially C. japonica (Japanese quail) widely used as a laboratory animal.