a young or small fish, especially a very small salmon or trout.
something very small.

1400–50; late Middle English: fingerstall. See finger, -ling1 Unabridged
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fingerling (ˈfɪŋɡəlɪŋ)
1.  a very young fish, esp the parr of salmon or trout
2.  a diminutive creature or object

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Example sentences
The sevruga caviar was stuffed into four tiny fingerling potatoes.
Even the skirt-steak taco is dressed up with fingerling potatoes and chipotle mayonnaise.
Alternate year stocking of fall fingerling brook trout should improve this fishery.
On a second try, the scallops arrived on puffs of mashed potato, despite the menu's mention of fingerling potatoes.
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