meaning of alosa

alosa meaning in General Dictionary

the genus comprising the most common varieties of shad It replaces the older term Clupea See additionally shad

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Sentence Examples with the word alosa

Two species occur in Europe, much resembling each other - one commonly called allis shad (Clupea alosa or Alosa vulgaris), and the other known as twaite shad(Clupea finta or Alosa finta).

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