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bloater

[bloh-ter] /ˈbloʊ tər/
noun
1.
a herring cured by being salted and briefly smoked and dried.
2.
a mackerel similarly cured.
3.
a freshwater cisco, Coregonus hoyi, found in the Great Lakes.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; bloat (adj.) + -er1
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  • When they arrive home they will no doubt have some cocoa before going to bed, and perhaps some bread and bloater paste.
  • With the lake trout gone, the bloater is relieved of predation.
British Dictionary definitions for bloater

bloater

/ˈbləʊtə/
noun
1.
a herring, or sometimes a mackerel, that has been salted in brine, smoked, and cured
2.
(Brit, slang) a fat or greedy person
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