caplin

caplin

[kap-lin]
noun
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capelin or caplin (ˈkæpəlɪn)
 
n
a small marine food fish, Mallotus villosus, occurring in northern and Arctic seas: family Osmeridae (smelts)
 
[C17: from French capelan, from Old Provençal, literally: chaplain]
 
caplin or caplin
 
n
 
[C17: from French capelan, from Old Provençal, literally: chaplain]

caplin (ˈkæplɪn)
 
n
a variant of capelin

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