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whiting

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noun whit·ing \ˈhwī-tiŋ, ˈwī-\

Definition of whiting

plural

whiting

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whitings

  1. :  any of various marine food fishes: such asa :  a common European fish (Merlangus merlangus) of the cod familyb :  silver hake

Origin and Etymology of whiting

Middle English, from Middle Dutch witinc, from wit white; akin to Old English hwīt white


First Known Use: 15th century


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whiting

noun whit·ing

Definition of whiting

  1. :  calcium carbonate ground into fine powder, washed, and used especially as a pigment and extender, in putty, and in rubber compounding and paper coating

Origin and Etymology of whiting

Middle English, from gerund of whiten to white


First Known Use: before 12th century



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