Fingerling Fin"ger*ling, n. [Finger + -ling.] (Zo["o]l.) A young salmon. See {Parr}. [1913 Webster]

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  • fingerling — [fiŋ′gər liŋ] n. [ME: see FINGER & LING1] 1. anything very small or trifling 2. a small fish about the length of a finger, or a young fish up to the end of the first year …   English World dictionary

  • fingerling — Parr Parr (p[aum]r), n. [Cf. Gael. & Ir. bradan a salmon.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A young salmon in the stage when it has dark transverse bands; called also {samlet}, {skegger}, and {fingerling}. (b) A young leveret. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fingerling — Fingerschützer (m), Fingerhut (m), Fingerling (f), Nagelkappe (f) eng finger guard (personal protection), finger cot, finger stall, thimble …   Arbeitssicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz Glossar

  • Fingerling — Finger: Die gemeingerm. Körperteilbezeichnung mhd. vinger, ahd. fingar, got. figgrs, engl. finger, schwed. finger gehört – wie auch das unter ↑ Faust dargestellte Substantiv – zu dem unter ↑ fünf behandelten Zahlwort und bezeichnete demnach… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • fingerling — /ˈfɪŋgəlɪŋ/ (say fingguhling) noun 1. a finger sized fish, especially a small salmon or trout. 2. something very small. 3. → poddy mullet. {finger + ling1. Compare German Fingerling thimble} …   Australian English dictionary

  • fingerling — noun Date: 1834 a small fish especially up to one year of age …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fingerling — an immature fish, less than one year old, or any fish too small to be of marketable size (and so up to 25 cm long) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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