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whitefish

noun white·fish \ˈhwīt-ˌfish, ˈwīt-\

Definition of WHITEFISH

1
a :  any of various freshwater salmonid food fishes (especially of genera Coregonus and Prosopium) found usually in cold northern waters
b :  any of various fishes resembling the true whitefishes
c British :  any of various market fishes with white flesh that is not oily
2
:  the flesh of a whitefish especially as an article of food
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First Known Use of WHITEFISH

15th century
WHITEFISH Defined for Kids

whitefish

noun white·fish \ˈhwīt-ˌfish, ˈwīt-\

Definition of WHITEFISH for Kids

:  a freshwater fish related to the trout that is greenish above and silvery below and is sometimes used for food

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