finnock

noun
fin·​nock
variants: or less commonly finnoc \ ˈfinək \
plural -s

Definition of finnock

: a European sea trout: such as
a : a pale or whitish Scottish sea trout
b : a young or grilse sea trout

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History and Etymology for finnock

Scottish Gaelic fionnag whiting, from fionn white; akin to Old Irish find white, Welsh gwyn, Cornish guyn, Breton gwenn white, Latin vidēre to see

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“Finnock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/finnock. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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