: a genus of plainly colored salmonid fishes comprising the whitefishes of the lakes of Europe, Asia, and North America see cisco, whitefish

Word History


New Latin, from Greek korē pupil of the eye + New Latin -gonus (from Greek gōnia angle)

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“Coregonus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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