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tullibee

[tuhl-uh-bee] /ˈtʌl əˌbi/
noun
1.
a commercially important deep-bodied Canadian whitefish, Coregonus artedi tullibee.
Origin
early Ojibwa dialect
1780-1790
1780-90; earlier telibee < Canadian French toulibi < early Ojibwa dialect *oto·lipi· (compare Ojibwa (E spelling) o-doon-ne-be, odonabee, Menominee otu·nepih)
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tullibee

/ˈtʌlɪˌbiː/
noun
1.
a cisco of the Great Lakes of Canada, Coregonus artedii tullibee
Word Origin
C19: from French toulibi, from Ojibwa
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