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Definition: herring hag
, n. [OE. porpeys, OF. porpeis, literally,
hog fish, from L. porcus swine + piscis fish. See Pork
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any small cetacean of the genus Phoc[ae]na
especially Phoc[ae]na communis
, or Phoc[ae]na phoc[ae]na
, of Europe, and the closely allied American
species (Phoc[ae]na Americana
). The color is dusky or
blackish above, paler beneath. They are closely allied to
the dolphins, but have a shorter snout. Called also
, herring hag
, puffing pig
2. (Zo["o]l.) A true dolphin (Delphinus
); -- often so
called by sailors.
, or Bay porpoise
(Zo["o]l.), a North
American porpoise (Lagenorhynchus acutus
), larger than
the common species, and with broad stripes of white and
yellow on the sides. See Illustration in Appendix.