mum·​mi·​chog ˈmə-mi-ˌchȯg How to pronounce mummichog (audio)
: a common killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus of the family Cyprinodontidae) of eastern North America

Word History


Narragansett moamitteaúg

First Known Use

1787, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mummichog was in 1787

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“Mummichog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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