rock·​ling ˈrä-kliŋ How to pronounce rockling (audio)
: any of several small rather elongate marine bony fishes (especially genera Enchelyopus and Gaidropsarus) of the cod family

Word History

First Known Use

1602, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rockling was in 1602

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Cite this Entry

“Rockling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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