from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the type genus of the Coregonidae; whitefishes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical and leading genus of the subfamily Corcgoninæ, characterized by a small mouth, large scales, and very weak dentition, the teeth being reduced to a mere roughness or wanting entirely.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus of the Coregonidae: whitefishes


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