Mallotus

noun
capelins
Syn: ↑genus Mallotus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Osmeridae, ↑family Osmeridae
Member Meronyms: ↑capelin, ↑capelan, ↑caplin

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\\məˈlōd.əs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek mallōtos fleecy, from mallos lock of wool
: a genus of tropical Asiatic and Australian trees (family Euphorbiaceae) with diclinous flowers of which the staminate ones have numerous stamens — see kamala

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  • Mallotus — Mal*lo tus, n. [NL., fr Gr. ? fleecy.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of small Arctic fishes. One American species, the capelin ({Mallotus villosus}), is extensively used as bait for cod. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mallotus — may refer to: A genus of plants in the family Euphorbiaceae: see Mallotus (plant). A genus of fish in the family Osmeridae: see Capelin. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Mallōtus — Lour., Gattung der Euphorbiazeen, Bäume oder Sträucher mit wechsel , selten gegenständigen, gestielten, ganzen oder gelappten, bisweilen schildförmigen, auf der Unterseite behaarten und mit glänzenden Drüsen besetzten Blättern, ährigen oder… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mallotus — Mallotus, Fischgattung, s. Kapelan …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mallotus — Mallōtus, Pflanzengattg., s. Rottlera; Fischgattg., s. Kapelin …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mallotus — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Mallotus est un nom de genre : Mallotus, genre animal, de poissons de la famille des Osmeridae Mallotus, genre végétal, de plantes de la famille des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mallotus — ID 51423 Symbol Key MALLO Common Name mallotus Family Euphorbiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution HI Growth Habit N/A Dur …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Mallotus — stintenės statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Mallotus angl. capelins rus. мойвы ryšiai: platesnis terminas – stintinės siauresnis terminas – paprastoji stintenė …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Mallotus — Mal·lo·tus (mə loґtəs) a genus of trees of the family Euphorbiaceae, native to southern and eastern Asia, the East Indies, and Australia. M. philippinenґsis (Lam.) Muell. Arg. is the kamala, source of a medicinal substance, also called… …   Medical dictionary

  • mallotus — mal·lo·tus …   English syllables

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