American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A young or small fish, especially a young salmon or trout.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A finger of a glove.
- n. Some small thing no bigger than a finger; specifically, a very small salmon or a small trout.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) A young salmon. See parr.
- n. a young or small fish
- From finger + -ling. (Wiktionary)
“The Conrad Brothers caught a fish that was living in a natural system for over 9 years, probably released as a fingerling.”
“Secondis move on to slow roasted rosemary-honey beef ribs w/chanterelles, a fava & fingerling-abetted Lobster Pot (rosemary butter, porcinis), and a "steak" of roasted Berkshire pork shoulder, which certainly isn't something to get lean on.”
“This stand still had more summery stuff: peppers, fairy-tale eggplant, fingerling potatoes, summer squash:”
“Snow Bear has dried cranberry beans, collards, Rose Finn Apple (fingerling variety) potatoes, red lettuce and Napa cabbage.”
“Snow Bear has fennel, German butterball, french fingerling potatoes, dried beans (four varieties), celery and celeriac.”
“Make him kielbasa, sour kraut and fingerling potatoes.”
“On the menu: The Wolfgang Puck menu featured barbecue pork shank, paella, tortelloni with summer truffles, fingerling potatoes, asparagus, heirloom tomatoes with mozzarella, garlic shrimp, scallops and filet mignon.”
“Mashed fingerling potatoes with macaroni and cheese is a great start as long as you garnish with bacon.”
“Ft Bragg Petrale Sole with Olympic Peninsula chanterelles, thyme and fingerling potatoes, $26 The rest of the menu leans heavily on under-$30 fresh-fish offerings, such as the $26 petrale sole with fingerling potatoes.”
“Chef Michelle fills up baked fingerling potato skins with a mashed potato/roquefort filling.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘fingerling’.
lots and lots of fish, a piscatorial
sentences showing how finger is used
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Words ending in 'ling'
All salmon all the time!
Also see asativium's excellent Salmon I am list.
Names of places, animals, plants, people, etc. found in and around Alaska.
Words which fit the joke format: "How do you like X-in(g)? I don't know, I've never X-ed".
These have some growing up to do.
The finger list, that is!
words simply fun to say and hear
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