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bloater

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noun bloat·er \ˈblō-tər\

Definition of bloater

  1. :  a large fat herring or mackerel lightly salted and briefly smoked

Origin and Etymology of bloater

obsolete bloat (to cure)


First Known Use: 1824


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bloater

noun bloat·er

Definition of bloater

  1. :  a small silvery cisco (Coregonus hoyi) of the Great Lakes having oily flesh

Origin and Etymology of bloater

2bloat


First Known Use: 1888


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