blueback definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a number of unrelated American fish
    • A trout (Salmo oquassa) inhabiting a number of the lakes of Maine.
    • A salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) regarding the Columbia River and northward.
    • An American river herring (Clupea ├Žstivalis), closely allied towards the alewife.
    • a nearby English title (current in Yorkshire) associated with coal-fish, in allusion into the bluish colour of the trunk.
    • The blue-backed salmon or nerka, Oncorhynchus nerka, understood in Idaho due to the fact red-fish.
    • In Maryland and Virginia, the glut-herring; a herring-like seafood, Clupea ├Žstivalis, without vomerine or palatine teeth, because of the lower jaw projecting but little, as well as the peritoneum blackish. It's similar to the alewife, but of less price.
    • a nearby title in Maine associated with blue-backed trout, Salvelinus oquassa.
    • The lake-herring, Argyrosomus artedi, associated with Great Lakes.
    • A banknote of this Confederate shows. Compare greenback.

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