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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Alewife(0.01386 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Alewife.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or
in coastal streams
2: shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted
or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus [syn: Alosa pseudoharengus
, Pomolobus pseudoharengus]
[also: alewives (pl)]
English → English (gcide)
Alewife \Ale"wife`\, n.; pl. Alewives.
A woman who keeps an alehouse. --Gay.
Alewife \Ale"wife`\, n.; pl. Alewives. [This word is properly
aloof, the Indian name of a fish. See Winthrop on the culture
of maize in America, “Phil Trans.” No. 142, p. 1065, and
Baddam's “Memoirs,” vol. ii. p. 131.] (Zo["o]l.)
A North American fish (Clupea vernalis) of the Herring
family. It is called also ellwife, ellwhop, branch herring
. The name is locally applied to other related