houting

noun
hout·​ing | \ ˈhau̇tiŋ \
plural -s

Definition of houting

: an anadromous fish (Coregonus oxyrhynchus) of the North sea that ascends rivers and estuaries of northwestern Europe to spawn

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History and Etymology for houting

Dutch, from Middle Dutch houtic, perhaps from hout wood; akin to Old High German holz wood

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“Houting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/houting. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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