squeteague

noun
sque·​teague | \ skwi-ˈtēg How to pronounce squeteague (audio) \
plural squeteague

Definition of squeteague

: any of several weakfishes (especially Cynoscion regalis)

First Known Use of squeteague

1803, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for squeteague

of southeast New England Algonquian origin; akin to Mohegan cheegut weakfish

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“Squeteague.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squeteague. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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