Saturday, January 21, 2012
Definitions for remora
- An obstacle, hindrance, or obstruction.
- Any of several fishes of the family Echeneididae, having on the top of the head a sucking disk by which they can attach themselves to sharks, turtles, ships, and other moving objects.
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Citations for remora
Notwithstanding the extreme unpopularity of the Duke of Kent as a soldier, there was no remora to his employment.
They all coexist today in diachronic contradictions, and what coexists is the colonial remora of Bolivian history, the different articulations of colonizing forces and colonized victims.
Origin of remora
Remora is derived from the Latin word remorārī meaning "to delay."