muskellonge
Muskellunge Mus"kel*lunge, n. [From the Amer. Indian name.] (Zo["o]l.) A large American pike ({Esox masquinongy} formerly {Esox nobilior}) found in the Great Lakes, and other Northern lakes, and in the St. Lawrence River. It is valued as a food fish. [Written also {maskallonge}, {maskalonge}, {maskinonge}, {muskallonge}, {muskellonge}, and {muskelunjeh}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Esox masquinongy — Muskellunge Mus kel*lunge, n. [From the Amer. Indian name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large American pike ({Esox masquinongy} formerly {Esox nobilior}) found in the Great Lakes, and other Northern lakes, and in the St. Lawrence River. It is valued as a food… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Esox nobilior — Muskellunge Mus kel*lunge, n. [From the Amer. Indian name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large American pike ({Esox masquinongy} formerly {Esox nobilior}) found in the Great Lakes, and other Northern lakes, and in the St. Lawrence River. It is valued as a food… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maskallonge — Muskellunge Mus kel*lunge, n. [From the Amer. Indian name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large American pike ({Esox masquinongy} formerly {Esox nobilior}) found in the Great Lakes, and other Northern lakes, and in the St. Lawrence River. It is valued as a food… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maskalonge — Muskellunge Mus kel*lunge, n. [From the Amer. Indian name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large American pike ({Esox masquinongy} formerly {Esox nobilior}) found in the Great Lakes, and other Northern lakes, and in the St. Lawrence River. It is valued as a food… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maskinonge — Muskellunge Mus kel*lunge, n. [From the Amer. Indian name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large American pike ({Esox masquinongy} formerly {Esox nobilior}) found in the Great Lakes, and other Northern lakes, and in the St. Lawrence River. It is valued as a food… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muskallonge — Muskellunge Mus kel*lunge, n. [From the Amer. Indian name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large American pike ({Esox masquinongy} formerly {Esox nobilior}) found in the Great Lakes, and other Northern lakes, and in the St. Lawrence River. It is valued as a food… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muskellunge — Mus kel*lunge, n. [From the Amer. Indian name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large American pike ({Esox masquinongy} formerly {Esox nobilior}) found in the Great Lakes, and other Northern lakes, and in the St. Lawrence River. It is valued as a food fish.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muskelunjeh — Muskellunge Mus kel*lunge, n. [From the Amer. Indian name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large American pike ({Esox masquinongy} formerly {Esox nobilior}) found in the Great Lakes, and other Northern lakes, and in the St. Lawrence River. It is valued as a food… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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