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maskinonge

Syllabification: mas·ki·nonge
Pronunciation: /ˈmaskəˌnänj
 
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Definition of maskinonge in English:

noun

Another term for muskellunge.
Example sentences
  • Although it has value as a game fish, it is outclassed by a far larger member of the genus, the muskellunge (maskinonge in Canada), E. masquinongy, of which the principal subspecies inhabits the Great Lakes region.
  • The author has fished this river for some twenty-five years and has caught about twenty-five maskinonge in that time.
  • Peter caught a maskinonge several pounds heavier than David's, and for a little while relations between them were very strained in consequence.

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