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CoregonusWhitefish 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 ArtediCisco 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 ferusGwiniad 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 laveretusLavaret Lav"a*ret, n. [F.] (Zo["o]l.)
A European whitefish (Coregonus laveretus), found in the
mountain lakes of Sweden, Germany, and Switzerland. Coregonus nigripinnisBluefin Blue"fin`, n. (Zo["o]l.)
A species of whitefish (Coregonus nigripinnis) found in
Lake Michigan. Coregonus pollanPollan Pol"lan, n. [Cf. Gael. pollag a kind of fish.]
A lake whitefish (Coregonus pollan), native of Ireland. In
appearance it resembles a herring. Coregonus quadrilateralisRoundfish 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 WillughbiiVendace 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. ForegoneForego 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.
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.
Thy lovers must their promised heaven forego.
[He] never forewent an opportunity of honest profit.
Note: Forgo is the better spelling etymologically, but the
word has been confused with Forego, to go before. Oregon grapeOregon grape Or"e*gon grape` ([o^]r"[-e]*g[o^]n gr[=a]p`).
An evergreen species of barberry (Berberis Aquifolium), of
Oregon and California; also, its roundish, blue-black
Meaning of Oregon from wikipedia
(/ˈɒr(ɪ)ɡən/ (listen)) is a state
in the Pacific Northwest region
of the Western United
States. The Columbia River delineates
much of Oregon
- PORT-lənd) is the largest
and most populous
city in the U.S. state
, and the seat of Multnomah
County. It is a major
port in the Willamette...
- The Oregon Trail
was a 2,170-mile (3,490 km) east–west, large-wheeled wagon route
and emigrant trail
in the United States
- The University
(UO, U of O or Oregon
) is a public flagship research university
in Eugene, Oregon
in 1876, the institution's...
City is the county
seat of Clackamas
on the Willamette River
near the southern limits
of the Portland
- Time in Oregon
into two zones. The vast majority
of the state
in the Pacific
Time Zone. Most of sp****ly po****ted Malheur
(/ˈseɪləm/ SAY-ləm) is the capital
of the U.S. state
, and the county
seat of Marion
County. It is located
in the center
of the Willamette...
- In the 19th century, the Oregon Country
was a disputed region
of the Pacific Northwest
America. The region
(/juːˈdʒiːn/ yoo-JEEN) is a city in the U.S. state
, in the Pacific
Northwest. It is at the southern
end of the Willamette
- The Territory
was an organized incorporated territory
of the United States
14, 1848, until February
14, 1859, when the...
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