Atka mackerel

noun
At·​ka mackerel | \ ˈat-kə- How to pronounce Atka mackerel (audio) , ˈät- How to pronounce Atka mackerel (audio) \

Definition of Atka mackerel

: a greenling (Pleurogrammus monopterygius) that is a food fish found in Alaska and adjacent regions

First Known Use of Atka mackerel

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Atka mackerel

Atka Island, Alaska

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The first known use of Atka mackerel was in 1884

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“Atka mackerel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Atka%20mackerel. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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