Hunting and Fishing Glossary

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Objective lens
The front lenses of a scope. Usually expressed in millimeters. Scope most often have 32-50 mm diameter objective lenses.

Omnivore
Animals that eat both vegetation and animal flesh.

Operculum
The gill cover.

Outboard
A engine mounted on a boat's stern.

Overdraw
An arrow rest that extends further back from the riser to allow for a shorter, lighter arrow. This is done because the lighter the arrow the faster the bow will shoot.

Omasum
The third chamber of a four chambered stomach.

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