Definition of tullibee in English:
noun (plural same or tullibees)
A lake cisco (fish) of a deep-bodied race living in the Great Lakes of Canada.
- Coregonus artedii tullibee, family Salmonidae
- Water quality is relatively good and this is demonstrated by the presence of a tullibee population, a cold-water fish species.
- Lake whitefish and tullibees are important cold water species.
- The tullibees will move up into this vegetation, and the pike and walleyes follow them in for a feast.
Late 18th century: from Canadian French toulibi, ultimately from Ojibwa.
Definition of tullibee in:
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