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round whitefish

noun
1.
a whitefish, Prosopium cylindraceum, found in northern North America and Siberia, having silvery sides and a dark bronze back.
Also called Menominee whitefish.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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  • The endangered fish species, round whitefish, was reintroduced to this pond several years ago.

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