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sea robin

  

      n   any of various American gurnards of the genus Prionotus and related genera, such as P. carolinus (northern sea robin)  
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robin  
      n  
1      (Also called)    robin redbreast   a small Old World songbird, Erithacus rubecula, related to the thrushes: family Muscicapidae. The male has a brown back, orange-red breast and face, and grey underparts  
2    a North American thrush, Turdus migratorius, similar to but larger than the Old World robin  
3    any of various similar birds having a reddish breast  
     (C16: arbitrary use of given name)  


ragged robin  
      n   a caryophyllaceous plant, Lychnis floscuculi, native to Europe and Asia, that has pink or white flowers with ragged petals,   (Also called)    cuckooflower      See also       catchfly  
Robin Goodfellow  
      n      another name for       puck   2  
Robin Hood  
      n   a legendary English outlaw of the reign of Richard I, who according to tradition lived in Sherwood Forest and robbed the rich to give to the poor  
robin's-egg blue  
      n     (Chiefly U.S)  
a    a light greenish-blue colour  
b    (as adj.)  
a robin's-egg-blue dress     
round robin  
      n  
1    a letter, esp. a petition or protest, having the signatures in a circle in order to disguise the order of signing  
2    any letter or petition signed by a number of people  
3      (U.S. and Canadian)   a tournament, as in a competitive game or sport, in which each player plays against every other player  
sea robin  
      n   any of various American gurnards of the genus Prionotus and related genera, such as P. carolinus (northern sea robin)  
wake-robin  
      n  
1    any of various North American herbaceous plants of the genus Trillium, such as T. grandiflorum, having a whorl of three leaves and three-petalled solitary flowers: family Trilliaceae  
2      (U.S.)   any of various aroid plants, esp. the cuckoopint  

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n.
A seagrass species that is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea. Also called Neptune grass.
[Bot.] Latin: Posidonia oceanica. Another species (Posidonia australis) is endemic to Australia.
adj.
adj 1 able to live both on land and in the water, as frogs, toads, etc. 2 designed for operation on or from both water and land 3 relating to military forces and equipment organized for operations launched from the sea against an enemy shore 4 having a dual or mixed nature
n.
renewable energy obtainable on coasts based on the sea or ocean low and high tides
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