Definition of whitefish in English:

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whitefish

Pronunciation: /ˈwʌɪtfɪʃ/

noun (plural same or whitefishes)

A mainly freshwater fish of the salmon family, widely used as food.
Example sentences
  • Sport anglers flock there in pursuit of steelhead trout, coho salmon and whitefish.
  • Spin casting for lake trout, whitefish, and northern pike is reason enough to pack the rods, but the big draw is fly-fishing for arctic grayling.
  • Tuna, salmon, whitefish, and mackerel are good choices.

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