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whitefish

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CIDE DICTIONARY

whitefishn. 
     Any one of several species of Coregonus, a genus of excellent food fishes allied to the salmons. They inhabit the lakes of the colder parts of North America, Asia, and Europe. The largest and most important American species (Coregonus clupeiformis) is abundant in the Great Lakes, and in other lakes farther north. Called also lake whitefish, and Oswego bass.  [1913 Webster]
    " Various other fishes are locally called whitefish, as the silver salmon, the whiting (a), the yellowtail, and the young of the bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix)."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

whitefish, n. (pl. same or -fishes) any freshwater fish of the genus Coregonus etc., of the trout family, and used esp. for food.


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