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Definition: Merlucius vulgaris
Hake \Hake\, n. [Also haak.] [Akin to Norweg. hakefisk, lit.,
hook fish, Prov. E. hake hook, G. hecht pike. See Hook.]
One of several species of marine gadoid fishes, of the genera
Phycis, Merlucius, and allies. The common European hake
is Merlucius vulgaris; the American silver hake or whiting
is Merlucius bilinearis. Two American species (Phycis chuss
and Phycis tenius) are important food fishes, and
are also valued for their oil and sounds. Called also
squirrel hake, and codling.
Whiting \Whit"ing\, n. [From White.]
(a) A common European food fish (Melangus vulgaris) of
the Codfish family; -- called also fittin.
(b) A North American fish (Merlucius vulgaris) allied to
the preceding; -- called also silver hake.
(c) Any one of several species of North American marine
sci[ae]noid food fishes belonging to genus
Menticirrhus, especially Menticirrhus Americanus,
found from Maryland to Brazil, and Menticirrhus littoralis
, common from Virginia to Texas; -- called
also silver whiting, and surf whiting.
Note: Various other fishes are locally called whiting, as the
(a), the sailor's choice
(b), the Pacific tomcod, and certain species of lake
2. Chalk prepared in an impalpable powder by pulverizing and
repeated washing, used as a pigment, as an ingredient in
putty, for cleaning silver, etc.
Whiting pollack. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Pollack.
Whiting pout (Zo["o]l.), the bib, 2.