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aphredoderus sayanus Explained

Aphredoderus Sayanus at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Pirate \Pi"rate\, n. [L. pirata, Gr. ?, fr. ? to attempt,
undertake, from making attempts or attacks on ships, ? an
attempt, trial; akin to E. peril: cf. F. pirate. See
{Peril}.]
1. A robber on the high seas; one who by open violence takes
the property of another on the high seas; especially, one
who makes it his business to cruise for robbery or
plunder; a freebooter on the seas; also, one who steals in
a harbor.

2. An armed ship or vessel which sails without a legal
commission, for the purpose of plundering other vessels on
the high seas.

3. One who infringes the law of copyright, or publishes the
work of an author without permission.

{Pirate perch} (Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water percoid fish of the
United States ({Aphredoderus Sayanus}). It is of a dark
olive color, speckled with blackish spots.