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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Alewives (0.00914 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: alewives alewife 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)] alewives See alewife
English → English (gcide) Definition: Alewives Alewife \Ale"wife`\, n.; pl. Alewives. A woman who keeps an alehouse. --Gay. [1913 Webster] 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 species. [1913 Webster]


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