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Gwiniad Gwin"i*ad (gw[i^]n"[i^]*[a^]d), n. [W. gwyniad a whiting, the name of various fishes, fr. gwyn white.] (Zo["o]l.) A fish ({Coregonus ferus}) of North Wales and Northern Europe, allied to the lake whitefish; -- called also {powan}, and {schelly}. [Written also {gwyniad}, {guiniad}, {gurniad}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Powan — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii …   Wikipedia

  • Powan — Pow an, Powen Pow en, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small British lake whitefish ({Coregonus clupeoides}, or {Coregonus ferus}); called also {gwyniad} and {lake herring}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • powan — ˈpōən noun (plural powan or powans) Etymology: origin unknown : a whitefish (Coregonus clupeoides) of Loch Lomond and Lock Eck in Scotland …   Useful english dictionary

  • powan — noun A species of freshwater whitefish endemic to Loch Lomond in Scotland …   Wiktionary

  • powan — pow·an …   English syllables

  • Coregonus clupeoides — Powan Pow an, Powen Pow en, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small British lake whitefish ({Coregonus clupeoides}, or {Coregonus ferus}); called also {gwyniad} and {lake herring}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coregonus ferus — Powan Pow an, Powen Pow en, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small British lake whitefish ({Coregonus clupeoides}, or {Coregonus ferus}); called also {gwyniad} and {lake herring}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gwyniad — Powan Pow an, Powen Pow en, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small British lake whitefish ({Coregonus clupeoides}, or {Coregonus ferus}); called also {gwyniad} and {lake herring}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lake herring — Powan Pow an, Powen Pow en, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small British lake whitefish ({Coregonus clupeoides}, or {Coregonus ferus}); called also {gwyniad} and {lake herring}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Powen — Powan Pow an, Powen Pow en, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small British lake whitefish ({Coregonus clupeoides}, or {Coregonus ferus}); called also {gwyniad} and {lake herring}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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