mummichog

mummichog

[muhm-i-chog]
noun Coastal New England.
a silver and black killifish, Fundulus heteroclitus, found in fresh, brackish, and salt water along the Atlantic coast of the U.S.

Origin:
1780–90, Americanism; < Narragansett (E spelling) moamitteaũg

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mummichog

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silver-and-black killifish of saltwater marshes along the Atlantic coast of the United States 
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