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nerine
Nerine Sarniensis
nerita
Nerita peloronta
Nerite
neritic
neritic zone
neritid
neritid gastropod
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neritina
Neritite
Nerium
Nerium oleander
Nernst
Nero
Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus
Nero's crown
Nero-antico
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Nerodia sipedon
nerol
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Neroli camphor
neroli oil
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Nerka definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Nerka Ner"ka, n. [Russ. niarka, prob. fr. native name.] (Zo["o]l.) The most important salmon of Alaska (Oncorhinchus nerka), ascending in spring most rivers and lakes from Alaska to Oregon, Washington, and Idaho; -- called also red salmon, redfish, blueback, and sawqui.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Redfish Red"fish` (r[e^]d"f[i^]sh`), n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The blueback salmon of the North Pacific; -- called also nerka. See Blueback (b) . (b) The rosefish. (c) A large California labroid food fish (Trochocopus pulcher); -- called also fathead. (d) The red bass, red drum, or drumfish. See the Note under Drumfish.



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