gaper definition

  • noun:
    • a person who gapes; a starer.
    • A fish, taxonomic title Serranus cabrilla.
    • One who gapes.
    • A European fish. See 4th Comber.
    • a big delicious clam (Schizothærus Nuttalli), associated with the Pacific coastline; -- labeled as in addition gaper clam.
    • An East Indian bird of this genus Cymbirhynchus, regarding the broadbills.
    • a person who gapes, as from sleepiness, drowsiness, or dullness, or in wonder, astonishment, longing desire, or hope.
    • In ornithology:
    • One of the Eurylæmidœ; a broadbill: as, the blue-billed gaper, Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchus. See cut in next column.
    • plural Fissirostral wild birds, as swallows and the like: a literal interpretation of Hiantes, the brands of old team Fissirostres.
    • The Serranus cabrilla, a fish of this family Serranidæ.
    • A gaping clam; a bivalve mollusk associated with household Myidæ, as Mya truncata.
    • person who gapes; a starer.
    • One who gapes; a starer.
    • A fish, taxonomic title Serranus cabrilla.
    • A fish, taxonomic title Serranus cabrilla.
    • a person who gapes.
    • A European seafood. See 4th Comber.
    • A large edible clam (Schizothærus Nuttalli), of the Pacific coast; -- called also gaper clam.
    • An East Indian bird of the genus Cymbirhynchus, about the broadbills.
    • One who gapes, as from sleepiness, drowsiness, or dullness, or in question, astonishment, longing need, or expectation.
    • In ornithology:
    • the Eurylæmidœ; a broadbill: since, the blue-billed gaper, Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchus. See cut in next column.
    • plural Fissirostral wild birds, as swallows and the like: a literal interpretation of Hiantes, one of many brands of old group Fissirostres.
    • person who gapes; a starer.
    • person who gapes.
    • The Serranus cabrilla, a fish of the family Serranidæ.
    • A fish, taxonomic name Serranus cabrilla.
    • A gaping clam; a bivalve mollusk associated with family Myidæ, as Mya truncata.
    • A European seafood. See 4th Comber.
    • One who gapes.
    • a sizable delicious clam (Schizothærus Nuttalli), associated with Pacific coast; -- called additionally gaper clam.
    • An East Indian bird associated with genus Cymbirhynchus, pertaining to the broadbills.
    • A European seafood. See 4th Comber.
    • person who gapes, as from sleepiness, drowsiness, or dullness, or in question, astonishment, longing need, or expectation.
    • In ornithology:
    • a sizable delicious clam (Schizothærus Nuttalli), regarding the Pacific shore; -- called in addition gaper clam.
    • one of several Eurylæmidœ; a broadbill: since, the blue-billed gaper, Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchus. See cut in next column.
    • An East Indian bird regarding the genus Cymbirhynchus, about the broadbills.
    • plural Fissirostral wild birds, as swallows and the like: a literal interpretation of Hiantes, among names of the old group Fissirostres.
    • one that gapes, as from sleepiness, drowsiness, or dullness, or in question, astonishment, longing need, or hope.
    • In ornithology:
    • The Serranus cabrilla, a fish of this family members Serranidæ.
    • one of several Eurylæmidœ; a broadbill: as, the blue-billed gaper, Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchus. See cut-in after that column.
    • plural Fissirostral birds, as swallows and the like: a literal translation of Hiantes, the brands regarding the old team Fissirostres.
    • A gaping clam; a bivalve mollusk of this family Myidæ, as Mya truncata.
    • The Serranus cabrilla, a fish of this family Serranidæ.
    • A gaping clam; a bivalve mollusk regarding the family Myidæ, as Mya truncata.

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