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Definition of eulachon

Eulachon
Eulachon Eu"la*chon, n. [Native Indian name.] (Zo["o]l.) The candlefish. [Written also oulachan, oolacan, and ulikon.] See Candlefish.
eulachon
Candlefish Can"dle*fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A marine fish (Thaleichthys Pacificus), allied to the smelt, found on the north Pacific coast; -- called also eulachon. It is so oily that, when dried, it may be used as a candle, by drawing a wick through it. (b) The beshow.

Meaning of eulachon from wikipedia

- The eulachon (/ˈjuːləkɒn/; Thaleichthys pacificus; also spelled oolichan /ˈuːlɪkɑːn/, ooligan /ˈuːlɪɡən/, hooligan /ˈhuːlɪɡən/), also called the candlefish...
- developed for trade between indigenous people, particularly the trade in eulachon oil (also spelled oolichan oil). The grease from these small fish could...
- and Klinaklini derive from the Kwak'wala word for eulachon grease, which is made from the eulachon, a small oily fish that ascend coastal rivers. There...
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- motorcycle hooliganism, among motorcycle riders Hooligan, one name for Eulachon, a fish Hooligan tool, another name for a Halligan bar Hooligans, an alternate...
- (Hypomesus transpacificus) found in the Sacramento Delta of California, and the eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus) found in the Northeast Pacific and adjacent rivers...
- people of the interior. They called the trail "grease trail" after the eulachon oil (extracted from the tiny candlefish) that was the most important item...
- Maʼa̱mtagila Itsika̱n Etsekin, Iʼtsika̱n Dzawa̱da̱ʼenux̱w People-Of-The-Eulachon-Country Gwaʼyi / Kingcome Inlet Tsawataineuk Ḵwiḵwa̱sut̓inux̱w People-Of-The-Other-Side...
- Civilization. These people traditionally eat fish, primarily salmon and eulachon from the ocean, as well as fish from lakes and rivers, and roots and berries...
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