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hausen


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hausen  \Hau"sen\,  n.  [G.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  sturgeon  ({Acipenser  huso})  from  the  region  of  the 
  Black  Sea.  It  is  sometimes  twelve  feet  long. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Huso  \Hu"so\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  G.  hausen,  and  E.  isin?glass.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  large  European  sturgeon  ({Acipenser  huso}),  inhabiting 
  the  region  of  the  Black  and  Caspian  Seas.  It  sometimes 
  attains  a  length  of  more  than  twelve  feet,  and  a  weight 
  of  two  thousand  pounds.  Called  also  {hausen}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hausen 
  n  :  valuable  source  of  caviar  and  isinglass;  found  in  Black  and 
  Caspian  seas  [syn:  {beluga},  {white  sturgeon},  {Acipenser 
  huso}] 




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