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Alewife   /ˈeɪlwˌaɪf/   Listen
Alewife

noun
(pl. alewives)
1.
Flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams.
2.
Shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus.  Synonyms: Alosa pseudoharengus, Pomolobus pseudoharengus.






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Words linked to "Alewife" :   Pomolobus pseudoharengus, fish, Alosa, clupeid, clupeid fish, genus Alosa



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