Definición de candlefish en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada

candlefish

Pronunciación: /ˈkandlˌfiSH/

sustantivo (plural igual or candlefishes)

A small, edible marine fish with oily flesh, occurring on the west coast of North America. Also called eulachon.
  • Thaleichthys pacificus, family Osmeridae.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Gulls wheeled and screamed over the first slug of spawning candlefish.
  • Both herring and candlefish can be imitated with Marabous or weighted or unweighted Clouser Minnows.
  • He'll then switch his lures to match the size of the candlefish, usually about 2 to 3 inches long.

Origen

So named because the Chinook Indians formerly burned the oily bodies of these fish as candles.

For editors and proofreaders

División en sílabas: can·dle·fish

Compartir esta entrada
 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.