from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A young fish, especially one less than a year old and about the size of a human finger.
  • noun Any of various types of potato bearing small fingerlike tubers.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A finger of a glove.
  • noun Some small thing no bigger than a finger; specifically, a very small salmon or a small trout.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A young salmon. See parr.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A young salmon or trout.
  • noun A type of small potato grown primarily in North America.

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

  • noun a young or small fish


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From finger +‎ -ling.


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    August 9, 2009

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