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jacksmelt

jacksmelt

noun jack·smelt \-ˌsmelt\

Definition of JACKSMELT

:  a large silverside (Atherinopsis californiensis) of the Pacific coast of North America that is the chief commercial smelt of the California markets

First Known Use of JACKSMELT

1949

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