rock hind

rock hind
Mero de lo alto Me"ro de lo al"to, and a species called also {rock hind}, distinguished as Mero cabrolla Me"ro ca*brol"la. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Meroblast Mer"o*blast, n. [Gr. me`ros part + -blast.] (Biol.) An ovum, as that of a mammal, only partially composed of germinal matter, that is, consisting of both a germinal portion and an albuminous or nutritive one; -- opposed to {holoblast}. [1913 Webster]

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