from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of gadoid fishes, related to the burbots and cusks, having the mouth terminal, anal fin entire, and canine teeth on the vomer and mandible. M. molva or vulgaris is the common ling of North Atlantic waters. See cut under ling.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. ling
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Larval and 0-group cod and capelin, as well as species such as haddock, wolffish, tusk ( '' Brosme brosme ''), and ling ( '' Molva molva '') may also be carried by the western branch of the Irminger Current across to East Greenland and onward to West Greenland  (see Fig. 13.6).
Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus), tusk (Brosme brosme), ling (Molva molva)
Ling _Lota molva_ (Cuvier), ii 264 or _Gadus molva_ (Linnæus)