Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The menhaden, Brevoortia tyrannus.
  • noun A kind of small fishing-boat used in the Bay of Fundy and along the New England coast.
  • noun Same as Lake Tahoe trout (which see, under trout).

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

  • noun (Zoöl.) The menhaden.

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  • noun US menhaden (fish)

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

  • noun money received from the state

Etymologies

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

[Alteration of dialectal poghaden, perhaps of Eastern Abenaki origin.]

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From poghaden.

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