esca

(from the article `paracanthopterygian`) ...or `fishing pole,` which is a modified spine of the dorsal, or back, fin that has moved forward onto the top of the head. At the tip of the ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/e/43

Esca

(Latin) food.
Found on http://www.hestories.info/greco-roman-world-glossary.html

Esca

[grape disease] Esca is a grape disease of mature grapevines. It is a type of grapevine trunk disease. The fungi Phaeoacremonium aleophilum, Phaeomoniella chlamydospora and Fomitiporia mediterranea are associated with the disease. == See also == ...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esca_(grape_disease)

ESCA

Electron Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis. Equipment using x-ray irradiation to identify the presence of individual chemical elements particularly for surface coatings and thin films where it can be used for selected element depth profiling. A machine typically costs about $750,000
Found on http://www.mpoweruk.com/glossary.htm

ESCA

European Speech Communication Association
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20895

esca

Latin, meaning: food / bait
Found on http://archives.nd.edu/eee.htm

Esca

the lure or 'bait' on the end of the illicium of some anglerfishes and relatives
Found on http://australianmuseum.net.au/Glossary-of-fish-terms
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