Roundfish
Roundfish Round"fish, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any ordinary market fish, exclusive of flounders, sole, halibut, and other flatfishes. (b) A lake whitefish ({Coregonus quadrilateralis}), less compressed than the common species. It is very abundant in British America and Alaska. [1913 Webster]

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