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kiyi

[kee-yee] /ˈki yi/
noun
1.
a small whitefish, Coregonus kiyi, found in the deeper waters of the Great Lakes.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism; from the specific epithet, alleged to be a local term for the fish, used by Lake Michigan fishermen; < ?
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