Definitions

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

  • noun Any of various marine food fishes of the family Hexagrammidae, which frequent rocky coastal areas of the northern Pacific.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Any fish belonging to the family Hexagrammidæ, carnivorous fishes living in kelp and about rocks in the North Pacific.
  • noun The coalfish or pollock.

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

  • noun any spiny-finned food fish of the northern Pacific coasts, of the genus Hexagrammos.

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

  • noun Any of various foodfishes, of the family Hexagrammidae, of the northern Pacific

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

  • noun food fish of the northern Pacific

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Examples

  • Conan's dismay that the other had done so - it was the error of a greenling thief - was tempered by the fact that there were no shards of pottery and broken stone set in the wall to rip the flesh of the unwary.

    Conan The Unconquered

  • Conan's dismay that the other had done so-it was the error of a greenling thief-was tempered by the fact that there were no shards of pottery and broken stone set in the wall to rip the flesh of the unwary.

    Conan The Unconquered

  • Glenn Street ramp, Bellingham -- Oct. 31: Four boats with seven anglers caught two chinook; Nov. 5: One boat with three anglers caught five kelp greenling and five flounder; Nov. 6: One boat with two anglers caught two cabezon.

    The Seattle Times

  • Olson's Resort, Sekiu -- April 16: Six boats with 19 anglers fishing in Areas 4 east of Tatoosh caught 13 rockfish, 14 lingcod, 15 kelp greenling and four cabezon; April 17: One boat with four anglers caught four rockfish, two kelp greenling and two sculpins.

    The Seattle Times

  • Cornet Bay ramp, North Whidbey Island - April 3: Two boats with three anglers caught two chinook and three kelp greenling.

    The Seattle Times

  • Cornet Bay ramp, North Whidbey Island -- May 1: 84 boats with 229 anglers caught 16 kelp greenling, 82 lingcod and seven cabezon.

    The Seattle Times

  • Washington Park ramp, Anacortes -- May 1: 30 boats with 80 anglers caught 30 kelp greenling, 44 lingcod and 13 cabezon.

    The Seattle Times

  • Glenn Street ramp, Bellingham -- 33 boats with 77 anglers caught seven chinook; July 17: 44 boats with 86 anglers caught eight chinook and four kelp greenling.

    The Seattle Times

  • Fishing from shore for rockfish and greenling has been decent.

    News Review - Top Stories

  • Cornet Bay ramp, North Whidbey Island - Feb. 22: Four boats with 12 anglers caught one rockfish and three kelp greenling; Feb. 27: Three boats with eight anglers caught no fish; Feb. 28: Nine boats with 23 anglers caught four rockfish, 13 kelp greenling and 47 herring.

    The Seattle Times

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