mummichog

noun
mum·​mi·​chog | \ ˈmə-mi-ˌchȯg How to pronounce mummichog (audio) , -ˌchäg \

Definition of mummichog

: a common killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus of the family Cyprinodontidae) of eastern North America

First Known Use of mummichog

1787, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mummichog

Narragansett moamitteaúg

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“Mummichog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mummichog. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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