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squeteague

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noun sque·teague \skwi-ˈtēg\

Definition of squeteague

plural squeteague

  1. :  any of several weakfishes (especially Cynoscion regalis)



Origin of squeteague

of southeast New England Algonquian origin; akin to Mohegan cheegut weakfish


First Known Use: 1803


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