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Question 1 of 7
What does “yare” mean?
Origin of sea scorpion
First recorded in 1595–1605
Words nearby sea scorpion
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Example sentences from the Web for sea scorpion
The male of the Cottus scorpius, or sea-scorpion, is more slender and smaller than the female.The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex|Charles Darwin
Presently the son in-law comes in with the sea-scorpion, which he gives to his father-in-law to eat.Eskimo Life|Fridtjof Nansen
British Dictionary definitions for sea scorpion
any of various northern marine scorpaenoid fishes of the family Cottidae, esp Taurulus bubalis (long-spined sea scorpion). They have a tapering body and a large head covered with bony plates and spines
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