Blueback

Blueback

Blue"back`\, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A trout (Salmo oquassa) inhabiting some of the lakes of Maine. (b) A salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) of the Columbia River and northward. (c) An American river herring (Clupea [ae]stivalis), closely allied to the alewife.
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