Humpbacked \Hump"backed`\, a. Having a humped back. [1913 Webster]

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  • humpbacked — adjective Date: 1681 1. having a humped back 2. convexly curved < a humpbacked bridge > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • humpbacked — adjective Having a hump on the back, either naturally or due to a medical condition. All modern camels are humpbacked creatures, but the number of humps depends on the species …   Wiktionary

  • humpbacked bridge — humpbacked bridges N COUNT A humpbacked bridge or humpback bridge is a short and very curved bridge with a shape similar to a semi circle. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • Humpbacked salmon — Hump backed salm on A small salmon ({Oncorhynchus gorbuscha}) which ascends the rivers of the Pacific coast from California to Alaska, and also on the Asiatic side. In the breeding season the male has a large dorsal hump and distorted jaws.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Humpbacked limia — Taxobox name = Humpbacked limia status = image caption = Female humpbacked limia regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Cyprinodontiformes familia = Poeciliidae genus = Limia species = L. nigrofasciata binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Humpbacked salmon — Salmon Salm on (s[a^]m [u^]n), n.; pl. {Salmons} ( [u^]nz) or (collectively) {Salmon}. [OE. saumoun, salmon, F. saumon, fr. L. salmo, salmonis, perhaps from salire to leap. Cf. {Sally}, v.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of fishes of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • humpbacked whale — kupročius statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Megaptera novaeangliae angl. humpback; humpbacked whale; hunchbacked whale vok. Buckelwal; Knurrwal; Langflossenwal; langflossiger Finnfisch rus. горбатый… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • humpbacked whales — kuprotieji banginiai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis apibrėžtis Gentyje 1 rūšis. Paplitimo arealas – visi vandenynai. atitikmenys: lot. Megaptera angl. hump whales; humpbacked whales; humpbacks; hunchbacked whales vok …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • humpbacked white carp — skiauterėtoji čiulpikė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Carpiodes velifer angl. humpbacked white carp; river carp ryšiai: platesnis terminas – karpinės čiulpikės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • humpbacked salmon — noun see humpback salmon * * * humpbacked salmon, = humpback salmon. (Cf. ↑humpback salmon) …   Useful english dictionary

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