from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A young or small fish, especially a young salmon or trout.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A young salmon. See parr.

from The 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.

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

  • n. a young or small fish


From finger +‎ -ling. (Wiktionary)



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  • Quit molesting the baby potatoes!

    What's that? Oh, sorry, I thought you wrote "fingering".

    August 10, 2009

  • I think of the small fingerling potatoes.

    August 9, 2009