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Meaning of LOACH

Pronunciation:  lowch

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  slender freshwater fishes of Eurasia and Africa resembling catfishes
 

LOACH is a 5 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: Cobitidae, cypriniform fish, family Cobitidae

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Loach\, n. [OE. loche, F. loche.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several small, fresh-water, cyprinoid fishes of
the genera {Cobitis}, {Nemachilus}, and allied genera, having
six or more barbules around the mouth. They are found in
Europe and Asia. The common European species ({N.
barbatulus}) is used as a food fish.

 

 

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