Menominee whitefish


Menominee whitefish
noun
a whitefish with a bronze back; of northern North America and Siberia
Hypernyms: ↑whitefish
Member Holonyms: ↑Prosopium, ↑genus Prosopium

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\\mə̇ˈnämənē-\ noun
Usage: often capitalized M
: a small whitefish (Prosopium quadrilaterale) occurring in lakes in Canada, Alaska, and parts of the northern United States

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Menominee whitefish,
commercially valuable whitefish found in the lakes of New England and the Adirondacks, in the Great Lakes, and in Alaskan waters.

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  • round whitefish — noun a whitefish with a bronze back; of northern North America and Siberia • Syn: ↑Menominee whitefish, ↑Prosopium cylindraceum • Hypernyms: ↑whitefish • Member Holonyms: ↑Prosopium, ↑genus Prosopium …   Useful english dictionary

  • round whitefish — a whitefish, Prosopium cylindraceum, found in northern North America and Siberia, having silvery sides and a dark bronze back. Also called Menominee whitefish. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Prosopium cylindraceum — noun a whitefish with a bronze back; of northern North America and Siberia • Syn: ↑round whitefish, ↑Menominee whitefish • Hypernyms: ↑whitefish • Member Holonyms: ↑Prosopium, ↑genus Prosopium …   Useful english dictionary

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