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Coregonus
Whitefish White"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of Coregonus, a genus of excellent food fishes allied to the salmons. They inhabit the lakes of the colder parts of North America, Asia, and Europe. The largest and most important American species (C. clupeiformis) is abundant in the Great Lakes, and in other lakes farther north. Called also lake whitefish, and Oswego bass. (b) The menhaden. (c) The beluga, or white whale. Note: Various other fishes are locally called whitefish, as the silver salmon, the whiting (a), the yellowtail, and the young of the bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix).
Coregonus Artedi
Cisco Cis"co, n. (Zo["o]l.) The Lake herring (Coregonus Artedi), valuable food fish of the Great Lakes of North America. The name is also applied to C. Hoyi, a related species of Lake Michigan.
Coregonus clupeoides
Powan Pow"an, Powen Pow"en, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small British lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeoides, or C. ferus); -- called also gwyniad and lake herring.
Coregonus ferus
Gwiniad Gwin"i*ad (gw[i^]n"[i^]*[a^]d), n. [W. gwyniad a whiting, the name of various fishes, fr. gwyn white.] (Zool.) A fish (Coregonus ferus) of North Wales and Northern Europe, allied to the lake whitefish; -- called also powan, and schelly. [Written also gwyniad, guiniad, gurniad.]
Coregonus laveretus
Lavaret Lav"a*ret, n. [F.] (Zo["o]l.) A European whitefish (Coregonus laveretus), found in the mountain lakes of Sweden, Germany, and Switzerland.
Coregonus nigripinnis
Bluefin Blue"fin`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A species of whitefish (Coregonus nigripinnis) found in Lake Michigan.
Coregonus pollan
Pollan Pol"lan, n. [Cf. Gael. pollag a kind of fish.] (Zo["o]l.) A lake whitefish (Coregonus pollan), native of Ireland. In appearance it resembles a herring.
Coregonus quadrilateralis
Roundfish Round"fish, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any ordinary market fish, exclusive of flounders, sole, halibut, and other flatfishes. (b) A lake whitefish (Coregonus quadrilateralis), less compressed than the common species. It is very abundant in British America and Alaska.
Coregonus tullibee
Tullibee Tul"li*bee, n. (Zo["o]l.) A whitefish (Coregonus tullibee) found in the Great Lakes of North America; -- called also mongrel whitefish.
Coregonus Willughbii
Vendace Ven"dace, n. (Zo["o]l.) A European lake whitefish (Coregonus Willughbii, or C. Vandesius) native of certain lakes in Scotland and England. It is regarded as a delicate food fish. Called also vendis.
Foregone
Forego Fore*go", v. t. [imp. Forewent 2; p. p. Foregone (?; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. Foregoing.] [See Forgo.] 1. To quit; to relinquish; to leave. Stay at the third cup, or forego the place. --Herbert. 2. To relinquish the enjoyment or advantage of; to give up; to resign; to renounce; -- said of a thing already enjoyed, or of one within reach, or anticipated. All my patrimony,, If need be, I am ready to forego. --Milton. Thy lovers must their promised heaven forego. --Keble. [He] never forewent an opportunity of honest profit. --R. L. Stevenson. Note: Forgo is the better spelling etymologically, but the word has been confused with Forego, to go before.
Oregon grape
Oregon grape Or"e*gon grape` ([o^]r"[-e]*g[o^]n gr[=a]p`). (Bot.) An evergreen species of barberry (Berberis Aquifolium), of Oregon and California; also, its roundish, blue-black berries.

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- Oregon (/ˈɒr(ɪ)ɡən/ (listen) ORR-(ih)-gən) is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States. The Columbia River delineates...
- PORT-lənd) is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley...
- Salem /ˈseɪləm/ is the capital of the U.S. state of Oregon, and the county seat of Marion County. It is located in the center of the Willamette Valley...
- "Oregon, My Oregon" is the regional anthem of the U.S. state of Oregon. Written for a song contest in 1920, the 16-line, 2-verse song became the state's...
- Jackson County, Oregon, United States. The po****tion was 6,066 at the 2010 census. A. P. Tallent, an East Tennessee native who settled in Oregon in the 1870s...
- The Oregon Trail was a 2,170-mile (3,490 km) east-west, large-wheeled wagon route and emigrant trail in the United States that connected the Missouri River...
- Oregon City is the county seat of Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, located on the Willamette River near the southern limits of the Portland metropolitan...
- The University of Oregon (also referred to as UO, U of O or Oregon) is a public flagship research university in Eugene, Oregon, United States. Founded...
- Eugene (/juːˈdʒiːn/ yoo-JEEN) is a city in the U.S. state of Oregon, in the Pacific Northwest. It is at the southern end of the verdant Willamette Valley...
- Like many other U.S. states, the politics of Oregon largely concerns regional issues. Oregon leans Democratic as a state, with both U.S. Senators from...
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