freshwater herring

noun

Definition of freshwater herring

: any of various fishes (as the Australian grayling or the Columbia chub) not closely related to herrings but likened to the herring in size or appearance or food qualities

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“Freshwater herring.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/freshwater%20herring. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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