leatherjacket definition

  • noun:
    • A silvery blue-fish (Oligoplites saurus) of Atlantic waters, having leathery skin, yellow fins, and five spines on rectal fin.
    • A fish associated with the family Balistidae of warm-temperate and tropical seas, such as the filefishes and triggerfishes.
    • The larva of some crane flies
    • any one of several brightly colored tropical fishes, associated with the household Balistidae, like the filefish together with triggerfish; leatherfish
    • any one of several Atlantic fishes, of genus Oligoplites, which have a leathery epidermis; leatherjack
    • A trigger seafood (Balistes Carolinensis).
    • some of a number of vibrant colored tropical filefishes.
    • any of several "" new world "" tropical fishes having small embedded machines.
    • The tough-skinned larva of specific crane flies.
    • one of many fishes
    • In botany, just like hickory-eucalyptus.
    • In botany: In Australia, any one of several other trees, so called from the toughness of their bark; especially the cooper's-wood, Alphitonia excelsa, the coach-wood, Ceratopetalum apetalum, Cryptocarya Meissneri of the laurel family, and Weinmannia rubifolia of the family Cunoniace√¶.
    • The larva of any one of the types of crane-flies associated with household Tipulid√¶. It life underground in pasture-lands and has a particularly difficult epidermis.
    • In Australian Continent, a thin pancake made from flour and water.
    • tough-skinned larva of particular crane flies
    • some of a few vibrant colored tropical filefishes
    • any of a few New World tropical fishes having tiny embedded scales

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