white sturgeon

noun

Definition of white sturgeon

: a sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) of the Pacific coast of North America that is the largest freshwater fish of North America, may become 11 feet long and weigh over half a ton, and is marketed in large numbers

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First Known Use of white sturgeon

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“White sturgeon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20sturgeon. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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